ASEAN governments are passing a slew of cybersecurity and internet censorship laws. These internet restrictions could be more damaging than the misinformation and inappropriate content they aim to control.
The ASEAN digital economy is growing at a frenetic pace. While millions are enjoying the economic and social benefits of improved connectivity, hundreds of millions more run the risk of getting left behind.
The use of crypto-mining malware has grown rapidly in the past two years to become a massive concern for cybersecurity experts. With the ASEAN region lagging behind the rest of the world in addressing cybersecurity concerns, the region is fast becoming a favourite haunt for cybercriminals involved in cryptojacking.
Where is Southeast Asia in the global agritech landscape and what opportunities do ASEAN’s farmers have to capitalise on the benefits of new technologies?
While 2018 was a mixed year for cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology shows no signs of slowing down.
Fintech emerged as a direct challenge to the dominance of traditional banks. But banks and fintech companies are increasingly defining a unique relationship of mutual patronage.
LinkedinTwitterFacebook0Seoul believes that increased ASEAN involvement with North Korea will help rapprochement. Some ASEAN members, however, are cautious about becoming further embroiled in the Korean…
ASEAN governments are seeing severe digital security breaches and violations of users’ privacy. Rather than improving cybersecurity, the region’s governments are using these threats to crack down on internet freedoms.
Recent market shifts in China have raised serious concerns regarding the long-term stability of P2P lending. But ASEAN is not China. It will not suffer the same fate.
Fintech adoption continues to grow and disrupt traditional banking models. What lies in store in Southeast Asia over the coming 12 months?