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Cybersecurity
CISOs need to consider a risk-based cybersecurity strategy
Last month
Rather than talking in terms of attack vectors and vulnerabilities, CISOs and security decision-makers must look at actual business risk.
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Ransomware
Malicious insiders still a key threat to business security
July 2022
A new ransomware report from Gigamon has revealed that one in three organisations see malicious insiders as a route for ransomware attacks.
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Digital Transformation
What CISOs think about cyber security, visibility and cloud
June 2022
Seeking to uncover the minds of CISOs and CIOs across Asia Pacific, my company recently asked Frost & Sullivan to take a snapshot of cloud adoption behaviour in the region.
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Cybersecurity
Australian CISOs concerned over multi-layered security
June 2022
The speed and complexity created by using multicloud environments and open source software libraries are making vulnerability management more difficult.
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Oracle
Prophecy International migrates VMware environment with Oracle Cloud Solution
May 2022
The Adelaide-based global provider is using the solution to eliminate the need to re-write applications, therefore allowing the company to enhance its business operations.
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Cybersecurity
CISOs believe open source offers faster path to security
April 2022
“Perceptions of open source software are evolving. What was once seen as potential risk is now seen as an enabler for both security and business."
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Cloud
iSANZ security awards finalists announced and virtual event confirmed
February 2022
The finalists for the iSANZ security awards have been revealed, and a virtual ceremony has been scheduled for 17 March.
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Cybersecurity
New CISO for Zscaler to lead Asia Pacific and A/NZ
February 2022
Mok will support organisations in the APAC region with their digital transformation journey as they adopt the cloud, AI, data analytics, and remote working.
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KPMG
Show, don't tell: CISOs encouraged to be security 'influencers' rather than 'enforcers'
February 2022
Show, don’t tell: That’s the approach CISOs need to take if they want to better manage cybersecurity in their organisation, according to a new report from KPMG.
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Business Intelligence
CyberRes launches Galaxy, brings cyber threat intelligence to security execs
January 2022
CyberRes Galaxy enables cyber professionals to gain visibility into pressing threats to their business and helps organisations secure their value chains so they can focus on driving business growth, the company states.
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Cybersecurity
Experts place the human factor at the centre of cybersecurity strategies
January 2022
An expert panel examines the human faces of the cybersecurity, the evolving role and responsibility of CISOs, and how shaping a cyber-aware security culture within organisations is integral to minimising the growing threat of cybercrime.
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Cybersecurity
Selling confidence in the boardroom – a guide for CISOs
December 2021
Today’s board members need to be kept in the loop with regular briefings. They need to know if they have an adequate security budget and are spending it in ways that best mitigate risk.
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Privileged Access Management
New study shows IT decision-makers think organisations compromise cybersecurity in favour of other goals
November 2021
A new study by security firm Trend Micro has revealed that 90% of IT decision-makers believe organisations compromise on cybersecurity in favour of other goals within their business.
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Cybersecurity
Does New Zealand have a chief information security officer?
October 2021
What’s the equivalent role in the government? Who holds it? And how does the position help protect New Zealand’s digital integrity? 
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Orca Security
Orca Security raises $550m, extends platform and global footprint
October 2021
Orca Security has raised $550 million in its extended Series C fundraising round led by Temasek, an investment company headquartered in Singapore. The round boosted its valuation 50% in seven months to $1.8 billion.
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Cyber Threats
CISOs need to step up against cyber threats, report finds
September 2021
As businesses in Oceania embrace digital transformation, the CISO is being left out of discussions and is failing to play a meaningful part in the change process, EY's report finds.
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Cybersecurity
Future of SecOps in the face of unprecedented workforce transformation - report
August 2021
CyberRes has found the increased adoption of advanced security technologies is primarily driven by an expanding attack surface caused by COVID-19.
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CISOs
Pushing cyber-awareness beyond Australia’s C-level
August 2021
Now that CEOs across A/NZ properly understand cybersecurity and cyber-risks, it’s time to get the board of directors up to speed.
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Trend Micro
Aus organisations under fire from persistent and sophisticated cyber attacks
August 2021
“Once again we've found plenty to keep CISOs awake at night, from operational and infrastructure risks to data protection, threat activity and human-shaped challenges."
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Cybersecurity
CEOs, CISOs doubling down on cloud-based cybersecurity
July 2021
“Industry leaders are emphatically pointing to a very different future for cybersecurity."
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Application Security
Cloud-native architectures breaking traditional approaches to application security
June 2021
Just 3% of organidations have real-time visibility into runtime vulnerabilities, as multicloud environments, Kubernetes, and DevSecOps drive digital transformation.
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DevSecOps
71% of CISOs aren't confident code is free of vulnerabilities before live production
June 2021
Research from Dynatrace found 71% of CISOs say they’re not confident code is free of vulnerabilities before going into live production.
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Cybersecurity
Three ways to prioritise cybersecurity for maximum protection
May 2021
CISOs should implement this three-pronged approach to prioritising cybersecurity concerns, writes Fortinet regional director for ANZ Jon McGettigan.
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Cybersecurity
CISOs seek thought leadership to aid in cybersecurity decisions
May 2021
Findings reveal that thought leadership plays a fundamental role in a CISO’s procurement choices, with 97% using thought leadership content at different stages of the buying decision process.