Westpac consolidates tech and operations under one office

Hires former Bank of Montreal CIO to run the new division. One of Australia’s big four banks Westpac has created a new group operating office, bringing together group operations and group technology, and has appointed Scott Collary to lead this division as chief operating officer (COO). Collary joins Westpac from…

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Cisco has its eyes on network intelligence company Thousand Eyes

ThousandEyes will add to Cisco’s network performance and monitoring capabilities across the enterprise and into the Cloud. Network giant, Cisco has announced its intention to acquire privately held ThousandEyes, an Internet and Cloud intelligence platform delivers deep visibility and insights into the digital delivery of applications and services over the…

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McAfee finds surge in criminals attacking cloud services and tools

Cybercrims not wasting time in taking advantage of the surge in cloud adoption. As the world works through the current COVID-19 pandemic, cybercriminals are turning up the pressure for organisations to secure their data, as workers are forced to work outside of the normal office environment. According to McAfee’s latest…

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Cyber threats rapidly expanding

APAC organisations suffering threat fatigue Since COVID-19 began having a substantial impact on working practices, companies like Cisco have noticed an increased “uptake” of “security products”. Steve Moros, director of cybersecurity for Cisco Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) told CIO Tech Asia organisations have realised how vulnerable their data and security…

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