Technology

July 23, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Working From Anywhere as The New Normal

As we entered 2020, the financial services industry was in a different place: the global economy was more stable, markets were solid, and banks and other institutions were performing well, largely due to good regulation and testing that had been put in place. While these organizations were doing well…

July 15, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

The next decade belongs to organizations that can adapt and react quickly in the new normal

The pandemic took everyone by surprise – no business or leader had the foresight to prepare for it – and the global marketplace has shifted dramatically as a result. The question on the mind of every C-suite executive now is ‘how do I retool my business to build a resilient enterprise that can survive the…

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…

Why employers must drive the new ‘work from home’ paradigm

As governments prepare to re-open their economies in the aftermath of the global pandemic, organizations need to rethink their business model. The sudden lockdown imposed by regulators in many countries forced employees to work from home. The result, however, wasn’t as catastrophic as leaders…

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 28, 2020

SMB

Prevail in today’s digital workplace: Measures to optimise your home IT and network performance

When the business community started shutting offices and moving their staff to work from home arrangements, one of the biggest concerns was around how the network – and specifically the nbn™ – would handle it. But much to the disappointment of sceptics, the network has performed extremely well and…

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…

April 15, 2020

SMB

The show must go on: Business continuity under workplace disruption

It’s hard to remember a time when small businesses were faced with greater challenges to their survival. This year has seen a summer of extreme bushfires followed immediately by a global health crisis with devastating economic impact. And that’s on top of the day-to-day challenges of cyber-security…