Global CISOs feel unprepared to cope with a cyberattack

Cybersecurity teams around the world were challenged to enhance their security posture overnight. There’s no question that 2020 was a challenging year. The pandemic placed an enormous strain on the global economy, and cyber criminals took advantage of that and accelerated their nefarious activities. Cybersecurity teams around the world were…

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US Govt. overhauls nations’ cybersecurity strategy

Recent cybersecurity incidents such as SolarWinds and the Colonial Pipeline were a “sobering”. The recent cybersecurity attacks on US government and private enterprises have caused the government to overhaul its cybersecurity strategy, with President Biden signed an Executive Order to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and protect federal government networks. Recent…

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Cybersecurity control failures topped executive concerns in early 2021

Globally cyber policies require a revamp to be more in line with the new work environment. Cybersecurity control failures was listed as the top emerging risk in the first quarter of 2021 in a global poll of senior executives across function and geography, according to Gartner’s Emerging Risks Monitor Report.…

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Singapore takes steps to secure space odessey

Believes there’s a need to mitigate the cybersecurity risks of space applications. Building a successful cyber security system is important for Singapore’s government, private business and non-profit organisations. However, ensuring cybersecurity in space will be the next step for the country. According to David Koh chief executive at the Cyber…

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Mobile devices are their company’s biggest IT security threat

Changes to remote working practices made during lockdown adversely affected their cybersecurity. Mobile device and cloud-based apps have become ubiquitous due to individuals and organisations battling to maintain productivity, best practices for security have not kept pace with IT teams still treating mobile security separately to overall enterprise security practices,…

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Ampol creates central Cloud-based repository

Australian petroleum company solves its needle in a haystack problem. Ampol has now completely transformed the experience for all its users by creating a central cloud-based SharePoint repository of all the information that every employee might need. It’s searchable and applies context according to who is searching for information and…

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Synopsys Roundtable: Hard lessons to be learnt from the SolarWinds attack

Sponsored content: Wednesday, 17th March 2021 – ANZ On Dec 11, 2020, the SolarWinds Orion security breach, a.k.a. SUNBURST, impacted numerous U.S. government agencies, business customers and consulting firms. Hackers managed to plant a backdoor in the SolarWinds system which is widely used across both Government and Private organisations. The…

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Cofense Roundtable: How to Save Time and Resources with Advanced Phishing Automation

Sponsored content: Thursday, 11th February 2021 – ANZ Save Time and Resources while Reducing Risk with Advanced Phishing Automation New phishing variants are created daily to evade email gateway security solutions. And once in an environment, they can remain undetected for months. Well-staffed security teams often spend up to 80%…

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Sponsored Content – ActiveEDR – The new kid on the cybersecurity block?

If history has taught us anything, Arthur muses, it is that new technologies become outdated pretty quickly as the threat landscape changes continuously. When threats began to emerge in the 90s, many businesses moved to install anti-virus protection. These new products were able to fight against a relatively small number… Read More