Three ways security leaders can prepare

Analysts explore the future of cybersecurity. As cybersecurity strategy, leadership and technologies continue to evolve, Gartner, Inc. highlighted three steps security leaders can take now to prepare for the emerging threat landscape over the next 10 years. “The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is a double-edged sword for CISOs,” said Katell Thielemann, VP…

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MAS strengthens financial institutions business continuity

The revisions consider learnings from the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today issued revised guidelines on Business Continuity Management (BCM) for financial institutions (FIs), to help FIs strengthen their resilience against service disruptions arising from IT outages, pandemic outbreaks, cyber-attacks, and physical threats. The revisions…

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Five data center predictions for 2022

The sector is booming and maturing globally — but management challenges lie ahead. The Uptime Institute recently released its report on the potential outcomes ahead for the datacentre industry, including achieving zero-carbon emissions, reducing dependency on cloud, benefiting from processor innovation and ensuring supply-chain resiliency. According to the report, the…

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NAB banks on ‘hybrid work’ future

National Australia Bank (NAB) has been through a significant transformation. The big four bank has bolstered its executive leadership team and implemented a new business strategy built around the concept of ‘twin peaks’, according to Susan Ferrier, who began working as NAB’s Group Executive of People and Culture in October…

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Human Rights Watch report children’s rights violations during online learning

Recent report showed authorized products may have surveilled and harvested personal data. Governments of 49 of the world’s most populous countries harmed children’s rights by endorsing online learning products during Covid-19 school closures without adequately protecting children’s privacy, Human Rights Watch said in a recently released report. The report, How…

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Modernizing the international payment system

Securing an international monetary system fit for the digital age. The system of rules, mechanisms, and institutions that govern monetary arrangements and capital flows between countries has developed over the decades. And to continue promoting financial stability and economic development everywhere, it must continue to evolve and adapt in a rapidly…

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Three technology trends gaining traction in banking and investment services

Firms Will Spend US$623 Billion on Technology Products and Services in 2022. Generative artificial intelligence (AI), autonomic systems and privacy-enhancing computation are three technology trends gaining traction in banking and investment services in 2022, according to Gartner. These trends will continue to grow over the next two to three years,…

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BlueScope improves plant and energy efficiency

The team is now partnering with Microsoft. BlueScope is collaborating with Microsoft to deliver smart manufacturing solutions, applying digital technologies and skills to strengthen plant productivity and energy efficiency BlueScope, a global steel manufacturer, is embracing digital as a strategic priority. Since mobilising its global digital program in 2019, BlueScope…

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Russian state-sponsored and criminal cyber threats

Cybercrime groups have threatened to conduct cyber operations. Evolving intelligence indicates that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyberattacks. Recent Russian state-sponsored cyber operations have included distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, and older operations have included deployment of destructive malware against Ukrainian government and critical infrastructure organizations. Additionally, some cybercrime groups…

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Cyber threats to managed service providers and their customers

Focusing on guidance that enables transparent discussions. Summary The United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-UK), the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) expect an increase…

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