Cybersecurity

April 22, 2021

SECURITY

A look at SecureIT for Girls in ICT

The need for more women and girls in the technology sector continues, at a time when diversity numbers in the industry are at an all-time low. Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum revealed Australia’s ranking in the Global Gender Gap Index had dropped significantly to beyond 50th place, moving…

March 8, 2021

SECURITY

Better Cybersecurity a Priority for the Healthcare Sector as it Helps the World Recover

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected organizations in the healthcare sector worldwide. Hospitals and clinics have scrambled to ensure continued care while redirecting resources to frontline efforts to contain the virus. Pharmaceutical companies have had to grapple with global supply chain disruptions…

January 25, 2021

SECURITY

Combatting COVID-19 Themed Phishing Scams

The announcement of the availability of COVID-19 vaccines was probably one of the best pieces of news to conclude the year 2020. As health agencies around the world begin the distribution and administration of the vaccines however, there has been an alarming rise in incidents of scams and misinformation…

January 20, 2021

SECURITY

Almost Four in 10 Asia Pacific Organizations Successfully Navigating Current Cybersecurity Challenges

News Summary: APJC organizations that proactively upgrade technology report more security success, highlighting the importance of software and cloud-first strategies Implementing well-integrated security technologies is inextricably linked to attracting and retaining the best talent…

December 1, 2020

SMB

Hybrid Future of Work to Play a Part in Digitalization of SMBs

COVID-19 has reshaped the way we work and businesses of all sizes around the world have had to adapt to the challenges of increased remote working among their employees almost overnight. People might commonly think that large enterprises would be most technologically equipped for a transition like…

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…