APAC compliance teams battle with extra sanctions

Few countries have dedicated local bodies for sanctions enforcement. During COVID-19, the speed and frequency of change in economic and trade sanctions regimes from major international regulators has increased the complexity associated with financial crime and trade compliance, at a time when APAC organisational resources may already be stretched thin,…

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Transforming the grants experience at Victoria DJPR

Strict requirements for compliance and reporting requires technology. The Victoria State Government Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) has worked for the past 10 months with Salesforce to transform the grants experience and streamline administration. The administration of this grants’ portfolio has a huge undertaking with more than 10,000…

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Allegations Google misled Australian consumers on expanded use of personal data

Australian consumer rights commission launches Federal Court action. The Australian Consumer Competition Commission (ACCC) has alleged, multinational company – Google — misled consumers about expanded use of personal data and launched Federal Court proceedings against the company. According to the ACCC, Google allegedly misled Australian consumers to obtain their consent…

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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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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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