Hey guys and girls, hope you are having a good day. I know is Monday Blues, I was having the blue mood this morning, not a good way to start the new day. Anyway, Covid-19 is still high alert in our area, it went from 600 to 800 users per day affected. Please don’t travel as a huge group, stay concern about people around you.
Is almost end of 2020, and here is another event that I am going to speak at, virtually of course. This is my 3rd year speaking at aOS Community event. Every year is a new experience and meeting new people in this event.
This year event, I’m going to talk about Endpoint Protection. Do register yourself if you are interested in this event.
I am glad to got accepted again for this aOSKL event, but there is a challenge to this, that is it is a workshop, 2 hours of workshop. Am I going to just read through slides? (That will be so boring….duhhh) What will my workshop consist? Well, are you interested to know? Come register and join my workshop! Seats are limited, first come first served.
“Sabrina Kay always hunger for challenges!”
Here is the link aOSKL 2019, to help you to find out more what this events has 🙂
Good day, everyone, I’m not here to insult but to raise awareness, so please read this with an open mind.
I had met and chat with a few different people from different companies, asking them to do you know about data security, is your company ready for data security, what do you think about security, and etc..
Most had replied to me that data security is expensive and does impact the end users productivity. When they told me that it is expensive, and I had asked them “why do you think it is expensive? “. Their answers had hesitation in it. Anyway, to the ones that told me that security could only bring impact to users, and I replied them “Plan, organize, and proper implementation, never jump/rush to a conclusion” (Disaster plan is important).
Technology is there, is how you look at it and use it. (A joke: Don’t tell me that you go shopping and you just blindly buy stuff without testing or checking whether that it really suits your needs/wants.)
Yes, whenever most users or companies hear about security, the first thing on their mind was expensive and impact. Had you really asked and research and gather enough information to prove it? (You know references) Had you ever compare the investment of data security vs The cost of Fines from regulators? (GDPR law fines? PDPA fines?)
During my talk about Data Leak Prevention (Rights Management) in aOS KL event, on 23rd October 2018. I was trying to gain awareness to the audience about data security too. However, there was one audience told me that Microsoft enterprise license is expensive.
What I replied to the person, who was asking about the pricing of Microsoft enterprise license was to ask for more information with the licensing companies. I should have added another replied “Are you ready to lose 2% to 10% of your company global revenue (or probably both fine and jailed) to regulators?” but my session period had used up another extra 5 mins (felt panic and guilty to used up the time that is not mine already).
So for the people that were asking/telling about the security license is expensive in a technical session, I kindly advise you to think twice or many times to the statement above, which I’ve highlighted in RED.
Quote; “Better safe than Sorry” “Never a technology problem, Is human/attitude problem” “Never try, never know” “Plan, Don’t make harsh decision/actions” “Live till old, learn till old” (Take Malaysia’s latest Prime Minister as an Example) “Ask more doesn’t do harm, Only Stupidity does harm” “Stop dreaming, Wake up is reality”