Palo Alto's regional chief security officer for Asia Pacific, vice-president Sean Duca, has warned that cyber-attackers are devising ways to use QR codes to steal personal information.
iTWire asked a number of IT security executives for their best thoughts on defeating ransomware. Here's what they had to say.
One good thing about cyber attacks on Australia is the fact that they unearth a large number of highly talented cyber security professionals who have been hiding in the shadows. Given the dearth of talent in this sector, it is indeed a welcome development.
RMIT Online has introduced two new postgraduate programs that equip students with high-demand technology skills in emerging specialisations, including cyber security and blockchain-enabled business.
Australia will be awash with IoT devices in the next few years according to Palo Alto Networks which cites a new report forecasting that the global value of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices being used in homes globally reached more than US$1 billion in 2019 - and will reach US$5.3 billion by 2023.
With nearly 400 people in attendance, the 30th Anniversary of the Internet in Australia was a sold out event, featuring excellent speeches, a fascinating panel discussion, quantum supremacy, great prizes and more!
A majority of Australian IT decision-makers believe reporting of data breaches to regulators will help prevent cyber crime.
Successful malware and ransomware attacks often involve poor processes and exploit human weaknesses, according to the regional security officer of a cyber security firm.
There is no such thing as a 100% secure network, especially if it is attached to the Internet, according to Sean Duca, vice-president and regional chief security officer - Asia Pacific at Palo Alto Networks.
More data breaches — some very high profile ones with Yahoo!, Sony, Ashley Madison, Target, LinkedIn, IRS/FBI/US Department of Homeland Security and a host of health-related record keepers — hit the headlines in 2016. People trusted these organisations, rightly so, to keep their data safe.
Read up - from ransomware to security model trust, from IoT attacks to cybercrime legislation, from secondary victim attacks to the sharing of threat intelligence.
Enterprise security provider Palo Alto Networks has appointed a new chief security officer for the Asia Pacific region.
Sydney-based Michael Sentonas has been promoted from his position as McAfee’s Chief Security Officer for the Asia Pacific region to Global CTO for Security Connected.
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