Cybersecurity

October 22, 2020

FUTURE OF WORK

Asia Pacific Companies Seeing Highest Jump in Cyber Threat Alerts During Mass Remote Working, Cisco Report Finds

News Summary: 69% of organizations in Asia Pacific experienced a 25% or more jump in cyber threats or alerts since the start of COVID-19 54% of organizations across the region said they were only ‘somewhat’ prepared and 7% were not prepared to support remote working at the outset of COVID-19 For 85% of…

October 22, 2020

SECURITY

Changing Cyber Culture: Disruption is an Opportunity for Transformation

  You don’t need me to tell you that things have changed. The world has been on an accelerated pace of digitalization that has affected everything from how we buy our groceries, to the way we work and how businesses ensure productivity and business continuity. Along with this comes a stronger need…

October 7, 2020

SECURITY

CISO recommendations to securing your organisation in 2020

“To build cyber resilience you need to have a strong technology partner that can help you build a vision and advise you not only on the best technology choices but how to address the Processes and People part of the cybersecurity equation.” David Stockdale, The University of Queensland With the COVID-19…

July 15, 2020

DIGITIZATION

How Tapping on Tech Will Carry Your Business Through COVID-19 to Success

Countries around the world are taking cautious steps to reopen their societies and economies as the repercussions of COVID-19 are just beginning to become clear. With the toll in Asia Pacific estimated at US$2.7 trillion in losses, companies need to brace for deep uncertainties ahead. In the face…

June 30, 2020

SECURITY

Establish your first lines of defence with Cisco DUO & Umbrella

The Australian Government recently announced an increase in the malicious cyber activity against Australian networks and the current targeting of organisations by a sophisticated cyber actor, raising the alarm for many businesses across the country. Further to this, the Federal Government will…

June 23, 2020

SECURITY

A 5 Step Guide to Minimizing Your SMB’s Cyber Risk Exposure

When it comes to the cybersecurity posture and architecture of your organization, there’s no fixed recipe for success. With the landscape in constant flux and new vulnerabilities being discovered daily (head over to Cisco Talos for the latest reports), securing your business and protecting all…

April 30, 2020

SMB

How Can SMBs Navigate Digital Transformation and Adjust To This New Normal?

In a span of three short months, we now find ourselves working from home with meetings taking place through video conferences. For companies like Cisco that are borne out of technology when it comes to remote working, this switch comes naturally. However, being kept to the confines of our homes comes…

April 27, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Why Security is the bridge between continuity and resilience for businesses

Up until the global coronavirus pandemic, working from home was simply an option. Organizations were prepared with an 80/20 model where 80% of users worked on-premises and the remaining 20% could access remote working solutions. With no end to the lockdown in sight for many, organizations need 100…

April 21, 2020

SMB

Beyond the lock and key: What modern security looks like for small businesses

Cybersecurity is more important than ever now that more people are working from home and businesses are adjusting to new operating models. But all too often, it gets pushed down the priority list when the focus is on simply keeping the lights on and revenue coming in the door. Unfortunately, that’s when…