Hearing Australia uses Cloud to transform traditional way of working and service delivery

Rapid transformation to work from home required Cloud computing. Hearing Australia’s embrace of cloud computing and Office 365 meant that for the organisation’s personnel required to work remotely, the transition to home-based working went better than they expected. Now the overwhelming majority want to be able to work from home…

Read More

Financial institutions drive digital transformation for customers

How do CIOs help their organisation ensure compliance, security, and innovation? For the past few years have been moving towards digital banking, in Australia the major four banks have been scaling towards app and mobile products for customers. These banks have been moving towards a digital model as customers look…

Read More

Commonwealth Bank of Australia opens for data sharing

One of Australia’s big four banks believes data-driven innovation has the potential to deliver better services.. The Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has launched the first phase of the nation’s Open Banking regime for consumer data sharing. CBA has invested in the critical infrastructure required to better support Australia as a leading…

Read More

Ponemon Institute finds organisations security playbook ad-hoc

Ponemon Institute shows businesses’ effectiveness in preparing for and responding to cyberattacks have improved. While organisations surveyed by the Ponemon Institute have slowly improved in their ability to plan for, detect and respond to cyberattacks over the past five years, their ability to contain an attack has declined by 13…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

West Australia Police’s inaugural CISO departs for A3C CEO position

Former CISO to head up AU$10M cybersecurity centre. The Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre (A3C) has appointed Hai Tran to lead its operation from July 2020. Previously Tran joined Western Australia Police as its first chief information officer in September 2015. He was hired for his experience in the infosec industry,…

Read More

Global organisations see tech as a “solution” to help through the pandemic

CompTIA says there’s been an increased interest in cloud computing, cybersecurity and other IT areas. Non-profit organisations, the Computing Technology Industry Association latest survey shows technology companies continue to see customer interest in cybersecurity, cloud computing and other areas. “Perhaps indicating that the business environment is stabilising,” states CompTIA. “The…

Read More

Taking a strategic approach to cybersecurity

Cybersecurity isn’t just a technology problem it has become a business problem. The rapid digitisation of organisations across many industries has led to an increase in corporate cyberattacks. This costs organisations in terms of money, employee downtime, direct costs of remediating the breach, and far-reaching reputation impacts that damage customer…

Read More

Australia faces a looming cybersecurity skills shortage

Rapid digitisation has increased security needs. Australian businesses and public sector organisations are at risk of being exposed to escalating cyber threats unless they rapidly up skill their cybersecurity workforce, RMIT Online has warned. The warning comes after Prime Minister Scott Morrison identified Australia as the target of organised cyberattacks…

Read More