Increasing importance of cybersecurity in ASEAN as hybrid work becomes normal. Asean companies need to prioritize email cybersecurity as digital business transformation accelerates. Remote desktop protocol attacks have increased by 149 % from 2019 to 2021. Confidential business information is compromised owing to work-from-home environments, especially for non-IT staff. Medium and largescale enterprises were saving… Continue reading Increasing Importance of Cybersecurity in ASEAN As Hybrid Work Becomes Normal.
Vietnam is Becoming the World’s hottest blockchain gaming hub The future of gaming is bright in Vietnam When VNG was valued at $1 billion in 2014, it became Vietnam’s first unicorn. The Tencent backed company started as a gaming startup and turned into a tech conglomerate when it began operating its popular messaging app Zalo.… Continue reading Vietnam Is Becoming the World’s Hottest Blockchain Gaming Hub
With “10 New Balis”, Indonesia Has It All Covered for Tourists Indonesia ramps up investment into its tourism industry, with the aim to make it a pillar of the economy Bali is to Indonesia what Goa is to India, Paris is to France and Las Vegas is to the USA. Bali had always absorbed a… Continue reading With “10 New Balis”, Indonesia Has It All Covered for Tourists
Indonesia’s New Capital: Aiming for a Post-COVID Fresh Start? Shifting to cleaner energy is an important decision of ASEAN countries as they are most vulnerable to climate change. With a 50% rise in energy demand within a decade the region stands at crossroads in terms of their collective energy future. As of 2019,, the total renewables capacity… Continue reading ASEAN Goes Green: Renewable Energy Strategies in Southeast Asia
Indonesia’s New Capital: Aiming for a Post-COVID Fresh Start? A year after the pandemic, President Jokowi in April 2021 announced on Twitter, the design vision for the Presidential Palace – “Istana President” in the new capital through an animated video. The video shows that touchstone infrastructure for a modern and green Indonesia. “One of the… Continue reading Indonesia’s New Capital: Aiming for a Post-COVID Fresh Start?
Being Future Ready in HR Through Digitization Pre-Covid, during pandemic phase and the recovery phase, as people become accustomed to the dynamism of working environment, it is imperative for the Organizations to be vigilant to change management. Bringing everyone through the journey of recovery fruitfully will require thoughtful planning of how to remodel corporate culture… Continue reading Being Future Ready in HR Through Digitization
Sino Influence in ASEAN’s Energy: A Double-edged Sword? The energy industry has played a vital role in ASEAN’s economic story to date. Countries like Indonesia and Malaysia have depended significantly on their abundance of energy related commodities – such as coal and oil – for trade and economic growth. And the role of the energy… Continue reading Sino Influence in ASEAN’s Energy: A Double-edged Sword?
EVs’ Future in ASEAN Looks Bright, but Where Are They Currently? In 2017, a news report got really popular. The study calculated that Indonesians spent 22 days of a year stuck in traffic jams. Jakarta was, at the time, considered one of the worst cities in the world when it came to gridlocks. The city dropped out… Continue reading EVs’ Future in ASEAN Looks Bright, but Where Are They Currently?
Stem Education in ASEAN: For Informed and Improved Lives Southeast Asian economies have taken to Industry 4.0 policies to drive digitization but are their aspirations sustainable? That is, whether do ASEAN nations want to aspire for digitalization of process and still maintain status quo on other policies and/or reform and evolve policies for a technically… Continue reading Stem Education in ASEAN: For Informed and Improved Lives
Fraud mitigation strategies for a secure digitized future Over the last decade or so, buyer behavior has shifted dramatically. A huge majority of consumers increasingly prefer to shop online rather than at traditional brick-and-mortar establishments. The pandemic has only accelerated the online transactions and all the commerce companies across Southeast Asia have benefited once the… Continue reading Fraud Mitigation Strategies for a Secure Digitized Future