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Exclusive: MSSPs enabling holistic cybersecurity approach
“At the end of the day, two guys and security information and event management solution don't make a security operations center.”
Bringing a gun to a gunfight: Countering AI-enabled threats
Artificial intelligence can reduce human effort and lower the time needed to detect, respond to, and recover from cybersecurity incidents.
Exclusive: How nation-state attacks impact businesses
With tensions between global superpowers rising, cyber attacks have become a new frontier for governments to gain an advantage over one another.
Exclusive: Cloud and blockchain threats creating new channel opportunities
While blockchain technology isn’t at the same maturity stage as cloud, the channel should start ramping up their security capabilities in that space.
Make the pre-emptive strike against cyberattacks with threat hunting
Threat hunting starts with the assumption that bad actors have already breached perimeter defences and are operating inside the environment.
Australian companies getting better at preventing focused cyberattacks
A study by Accenture found that only one in eight focused cyberattacks are getting through versus one in three last year.
Cost of cyber attacks up 62% in five years - report
Malware infections globally are the most expensive cyber attacks – costing $2.4 million per incident.
Spending on AI cybersecurity solutions to increase – GlobalData
While cybersecurity has now become a critical business function, it remains a non-core competence for a significant number of boards.
Taking the right cybersecurity precautions in China - Cylance
China is already Australia’s largest import and export trading partner, and President Xi Jinping recently implied that it’s unlikely to slow down.
SailPoint forms board-level committee to drive cyber risk resiliency
“This board-level committee is us ‘walking the walk’ by staying on the pulse of the threat landscape.”
Australian firms face cybersecurity inertia as the struggle to keep up takes its toll
Australian organisations are being left stranded in a haze of inertia about their cybersecurity strategies, even after a cyber attack has hit them.
Singapore firms suffer cybersecurity inertia as attacks take heavy toll
38% of respondents rarely make substantial changes to their security strategy, even after being breached.
How to mitigate cyber risks while travelling
Over the past year, compromises of payment card data, network intrusions, and cyberattacks using hotel Wi-Fi have plagued the hospitality industry.
CISOs face an uphill battle when rolling out comprehensive security
The CISO's role is crucial to the rollout of organisation-wide IT security strategies, but they still have an uphill battle to fight.
MYOB says SMEs need to be more security conscious
The company refers to finding from their SME Snapshot study that showed Australia’s SME sector remains unfazed from global security threats.
Four key steps to improving your cyber defence capabilities
To ensure organisations have effective security strategies in place, they need to rethink the concept of "protection".
New Zealand book tackles local and global cyber security policy
“Getting businesses to cooperate on cyber security seems as hard as prompting rival nations to join efforts against cyber terrorism & cybercrime."
NZTech working closely with Govt on Cyber Security Strategy
“The tech sector is working closely with the government on ensuring the cyber strategy is implemented as fast as possible."
New Zealand can't be complacent in its progress toward cyber security
The cooperation of the government with the private sector will be the crucial accelerant in the drive to improve cyber security across the economy.
UXC: Australia’s Cyber Security Strategy a great leap forward
Australia’s new Cyber Security Strategy for Australia will help solve problems that plague the cyber security industry and promote "cultural change".