Australia’s Department of Defence hires new CISO

Announces new A$18M National Intelligence and Security Discovery Research Grants The Department of Defence has selected Jonathan Dean as its new CISO.  He already has 17 years of service experience with Defence, having worked within the Defence Science and Technology Group and the Chief Information Office Group. During his time, Dean…

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HSBC Australia out to hire a CISO for top level business security

New hire must be able to communicate any security issues that arises from potential acquisitions and big business moves. HSBC Australia is looking to ramp up its cybersecurity, with a new chief information security officer (CISO) in Australia. According to recent job advertisement, the CISO will be responsible for defining…

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Ep 11 – Living The Life In Tech – Dr. Erdal Ozkaya, Regional CISO, Standard Chartered Bank

In this episode we are joined by Erdal Ozkaya, regional CISO for Standard Chartered Bank Erdal discusses some of the major cybersecurity threats currently facing businesses in 2020 and beyond, while providing deeper insights around the steps CISOs need to take to better prepare themselves for when an attack occurs.…

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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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CIOs and CISOs must protect the assets that drive the most value

Have the right checks and balances in place when it comes to cyber security. Singaporean companies are making it too easy for cybercriminals to access their greatest assets by not understanding which assets within their organisations drive value and focusing their efforts on protecting these assets. As the Cyber Security…

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EPA Victoria looks for its first CISO

EPA Victoria becomes cybersecurity conscious. The Environment Protection Authority in the Australian state of Victoria is looking for its first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) as it looks to mature its culture of Information Security. For nearly 50 years, EPA Victoria has been operating as the State’s environmental regulator, it…

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COVID-19 will shape IT strategy post-pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has changed things immeasurably for CIOs/CTOs. One of the biggest shifts has been the explosion of remote work arrangements which tasked the CIO/CTO Office right off the bat – providing accessibility for now remote workers and then guaranteeing security and privacy for corporate information. COVID-19 has manifested…

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