Risk management and compliance specialist MetricStream's new Danube software helps customers cope with governance, risk, and compliance requirements.
GUEST OPINION by Kristian Yench, Manager – Solutions Consultancy at Tecala: When it comes to making effective use of business technology, it’s all too easy to be distracted by the latest shiny new thing. Buzzwords such as ‘digital transformation’, ‘intelligent automation’ and ‘connected business’ appear full of promise and potential – especially in our times of COVID where there’s even greater pressure on technology to be an instrument for effective business change.
Australian OT cyber security firm Secolve is partrnering with US-based security software specialist SecurityGate.io in a move they say streamlines the complicated process for critical infrastructure businesses “scrambling” to get ahead of sweeping changes to national cyber security laws.
Global ICT professional association ISACA says mitigating information and technology risk and advancing digital transformation are among the top priorities for today’s enterprises, and the association has announced new COBIT resources to help organisations navigate IT risk and DevOps.
Independent Study finds LogRhythm customers experience US $3.1 million in benefits over three years, including faster investigation and resolution of security incidents
COMPANY NEWS: LogRhythm, the company powering today’s security operations centres (SOCs), announced findings from a newly published Total Economic Impact study conducted by Forrester Consulting. The Total Economic Impact Study of the LogRhythm Platform revealed that organisations using the platform realise an average return on investment (ROI) of 258% over a three-year period, allowing the platform to pay for itself in less than six months.
IT Security Leaders Are Held Most Responsible For Cyberattacks, Yet Lack the Influence Required to Shore Up Security Strategies
COMPANY NEWS: LogRhythm, the company powering today’s security operations centres (SOCs), today released its latest report, “Security and the C-Suite: Making Security Priorities Business Priorities.” The research, which focuses on the roles and responsibilities of cybersecurity leaders, found that more than half of organisations (55%) in Asia Pacific (APAC) have experienced a cyberattack in the last two years and spend an average of US$17 million each on security activities.
GUEST OPINION by Adam Gordon, ANZ Country Manager, Varonis: The rise of cyber-attacks on Australia’s healthcare sector highlights just how important it is for organisations to have tight control over their data – this means knowing exactly who has access to what, and which data presents the highest risk if it were to be exposed.
Australian mainframe users face a lengthy journey to the cloud, according to Accenture, but it seems that just dipping a toe into the water can be counterproductive.
Communications infrastructure provider BAI Communications Australia has appointed former Optus executive Lorene Hunt as its Chief Financial Officer.
Remote support software specialist LogMeIn has released a new study showing that the need to migrate from traditional passwords and the risks they pose continues to grow, with 92% of businesses believing going passwordless is the future for their organisation.
The shortage of skilled security practitioners and the availability of automation within security tools have driven the use of more security process automation, according to a new global report.
Technology research firm Gartner says a survey of 131 senior business executives indicates that their top concern is a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, even as many regions are still struggling with the first wave.
GUEST OPINION* Jim Cook Attivo Networks. Security traditionally leans on risk and relationships to get the job done, but could use some stronger metrics to show its efficacy and value
Security operations centres are a critical line of defence for many organisations against the threat of attacks, data breaches and other security concerns.
Fewer than one-third of organisations can accurately predict the impact of threats and vulnerabilities associated with emerging tech, despite facing increased risks over the past year, according to research from the global ICT professional association ISACA, CMMI Institute and Infosecurity Group.
Australians could be at risk of injuries or even death from 6.6 million individual products currently under voluntary recall, with about half of the products still likely to be found in people’s homes, according to the competition regulator, the ACCC.
Fast-growing companies face security challenges in overwhelmed HR departments, with a myriad of challenges that didn’t affect them as much when they were smaller – creating pressure which can potentially open up cyber security vulnerabilities while staff are distracted by the various administrative and compliance tasks associated with onboarding and offboarding employees.
Global analytics firm SAS sees online crime as a big data problem and says more data helps assess threats, while analytics can be applied to solve these concerns.
A survey from analytics software firm SAS and the Global Association of Risk Professionals has found 81% of risk professionals already see the value of artificial intelligence while more than half the surveyed firms feel they lack the skills needed to implement or maintain it.
Britain's National Cyber Security Centre has concluded that it can mitigate any risk posed by using equipment from Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei Technologies in the country's 5G networks.
ICT industry trends will be under the spotlight at the upcoming Sydney forum to be staged by global cloud computing company ServiceNow, with industry experts addressing many of the developments in IT, HR, customer service, security and risk.
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