GUEST OPINION: Why are CIOs and IT organisations prioritising investment in cloud infrastructure? The answer is simple: to better support virtual workforces, supply chains and partners.
GUEST OPINION: Bitglass founder and CEO Nat Kausik has warned that the SolarWinds attack illustrates how crucial it is to break free from single vendor security infrastructure such as Microsoft, and why it is essential to stack security tech infrastructure to mitigate against attacks.
GUEST OPINION by Jonathan Andresen, Bitglass: It wasn’t too long ago that most of us used to work in an office. Fifteen months into the global COVID pandemic it’s now certain that the future will not be a full return to the office or a continuation of the present remote working experience – it will be both.
GUEST OPINION: For many organisations, creating an effective data protection strategy to support the adoption of remote work and cloud infrastructure is becoming increasingly urgent.
Securing the remote workforce has become a critical, yet unexpected, priority for thousands of organisations forced to close their offices and workplaces in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Organisations in Australia are forecast to spend about A$5.1 billion on information security and risk management in 2021, about 7.3% more than in 2020, the technology analyst firm Gartner says, adding that global spend is likely to be about US$150.4 billion, a rise of 12.4%.
Imagine you just bought a brand new car featuring all the latest bells and whistles. You're itching to take advantage of speed camera detection and try out the heated seat backs and armrests. Unfortunately, when you try to turn your car on, nothing happens. If the vehicle doesn't work, then what's the point of having it and all its exciting features?
Cyber security firm McAfee claims a wide range of organisations accelerate their business through the use of cloud services, following a survey of 1000 businesses worldwide and combining the results with data from anonymised cloud events from its own MVISION cloud that has about 30 million users globally.
SaaS and enterprise mobile security vendor Bitglass has been named a leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers.
Cloud access security broker provider Netskope has raised US$231.4 million in funding, but says its goals are not to be acquired but to be a key long-term cyber-security player.
Symantec's membership of the Dropbox Partner Network will make it easier for organisations to protect data stored in Dropbox.
If you are interested in the impact of shadow IT — using consumer grade apps — on enterprise security and their readiness to comply with the pending European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), then read on.
With an average of 915 cloud apps used per enterprise, cloud-connected apps have become a threat vector for businesses of all sizes, with Netskope letting you take control of it once and for all.
Cloud application security provider Elastica has entered the Australian market in partnership with Cisco and Telstra.
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