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…

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Time for CIOs to shine during COVID-19

Coronavirus outbreak means CIOS play a central role in navigating the crisis CIOs are facing the greatest challenge of their careers, writes Aamer Baig senior partner; Klemens Hjartar senior partner in the Copenhagen office; and Steve Van Kuiken is a senior partner at McKinsey and Company. In a blog on the impact of COVID-19 on…

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Australian businesses delivering digitalised services at a fast pace

Capterra research shows COVID-19’s impact on digital transformation During the pandemic of 2020 companies have drastically sped up their digital transformation faster. In Australia that has meant dramatic rises in the adoption of technology and acceptance of company-wide remote working, where possible. In new research from B2B software search website…

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Fake COVID-19 emails making the rounds

MailGuard has intercepted a series of malicious emails faking COVID-19 financial relief. Cybersecurity company Mailguard has warned the public that emails with titles such as “See Covid19 relief payment that has been paid” or “BLOCKCHAIN: See Payment Approval for Covid19 Donation”, are likely from compromised email accounts. Some of these…

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Nozomi secures Cyber Partners

Service provider adds Nozomi to security portfolio IoT and OT security vendor Nozomi Networks has signed a managed security service provider (MSSP) partnership with Australian cyber security specialist Cyber Partners. The deal makes it easier for industrial infrastructure operators to get operational technology (OT) and IoT visibility and cybersecurity via…

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Senior IT heads in education need urgent cybersecurity assessment

With chaos comes cyber criminals The education sector’s dramatic transformation in the way it now delivers its services to school students, during COVID-19 has raised concerns among IT security professionals. Michael Warnock, head of growth APAC at SecureAuth said the rapid move to online home-schooling has thrown the education system…

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How Datacom plans to deal with COVID-19

Datacom sets out response to assure customers during pandemic IT service provider Datacom has laid out its core business continuity plans (BCP) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the Australian-based service provider doesn’t have any reported cases of staff with the virus, its BCP requires employees to work remotely.…

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