BeyondTrust Roundtable: Tackling Critical Microsoft Vulnerabilities

Sponsored content: Shifting from reactive to proactive security. With the disruptions in operations caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic, most organisations in the APAC region have been prioritising keeping the lights on. “They’ve been focused on keeping operational resilience and access to resources for employees who are obviously working from…

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Twitter stepped up search to fill top security job ahead of hack

Social media platform needed to fill CISO post leading up to the hack. By Joseph Menn, Katie Paul and Mark Hosenball July 16 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc had stepped up its search for a chief information security officer in recent weeks, two people familiar with the effort told Reuters, before…

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Transforming digital services for the IT team at University of Auckland

Cultural shifts don’t happen overnight and need sustained focus, attention, and the help of technology. In 2018 Richard Elliott head of IT transformation – digital services at the University of Auckland, New Zealand — was recruited because the institution knew the IT function needed to change. In an interview with…

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Thailand’s AIS says Huawei among bidders to build 5G core networks

Chinese vendors not excluded from building Thailand’s 5G infrastructure, but would stay mindful of any security issues. By Patpicha Tanakasempipat BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s largest mobile operator Advanced Info Service Pcl said on Tuesday Huawei Technologies was among five companies bidding to build its 5G core networks as it ramped…

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Doctors on Demand improves security for data retention

Since the pandemic, GP consultations increased 235 per cent and web traffic increased by 144 per cent. Australia-based telehealth service Doctors on Demand will use Micro Focus’ Fortify on Demand solution to improve its security following substantial growth in the commercial sector and the increased demand for telehealth services. The…

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Blaming employees for a cyber security attack is toxic

CIOs and CISOs need to move on from the way cyber security have been done for the last 50 year. CIOs and CISOs have a lot on their plate right now and a lot of things to think about. But security is more than just some ransomware or encrypting a…

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