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Improving cybersecurity with Managed Security Services Providers

Jon Pratt, CIO at 11:11 Systems, discusses cybersecurity resourcing and the benefits of Managed Security Services. Despite a global spend of over US$130 billion on cyberdefense and thousands of vendors now active in the cybersecurity marketplace, the environment is getting worse when it comes to security risk. The number, nature and severity of cybersecurity breaches […]


What is good cloud migration security?

Cloud adoption continues to be important for many organizations as they transform how they do business in today’s digital world. US-based Jonathan Nguyen-Duy, Vice President, Global Field CISO at Fortinet, tells us while there are many benefits associated with cloud adoption, the security implications of moving to the cloud cannot be ignored if organizations are […]


Future is female for data defenders

Mark Bowen, Editor of Intelligent CIO North America, says the future of the cybersecurity industry, and therefore the long-term protection of business data, is reliant on an increasing number of role models inspiring the next generation of female data defenders. Companies across the globe are constantly battling with the long-term question of how they can […]


Bitdefender expert on building a resilient enterprise security strategy

Enterprises are becoming increasingly concerned with the future of their security strategy post-pandemic. Dan Pitman, Director of Product and Technical Marketing at Bitdefender, discusses the importance of navigating new cybersecurity solutions with an expanding hybrid and remote working workforce. Businesses are investing in improving their cybersecurity after the pandemic – why is this? Businesses have […]


Agile IT: The role of the CISO in combatting the risks of the ‘move fast, fail fast’ culture

Agile IT must be implemented with due caution, says Taj El-khayat, Managing Director – South EMEA at Vectra AI. Here he discusses the role of the CISO when it comes to balancing organisational agility with the need to ensure security is built into any new product/service from the ground up. GCC governments have staked their […]


Dragos expert on why the energy sector must take a proactive approach to cyberdefence

The energy sector has undergone immense digitalisation in recent years as organisations have adopted digital tools to help achieve their transition towards net zero. But this has also introduced new risks and threats which need to be addressed to stay ahead of sophisticated attackers. Phil Tonkin, Senior Director of Strategy at Dragos, talks us through […]


Australian security teams are being left under-resourced on the frontlines

With everything we know about the threat landscape, Rohan Langdon, Vice President Australia and New Zealand ExtraHop, asks how is it that over half of organizations have not had their cyber infrastructure updated in over a year-and-a-half. He tells us: “A more recent driver for executive and board-level buy-in in Australia is the move to […]


How to build a successful security awareness training programme

Neglected security awareness allows the weaknesses and threats to your organisation to remain undetected. Businesses must re-evaluate their approach to security by creating targeted, seamless training programmes to help prevent security breaches. In this interview, Andrew Rose, Resident CISO, EMEA at Proofpoint, highlights the current challenges experienced by CISOs and the sophisticated attacks they are […]


Three things business leaders should know about security

With leading businesses and military groups throughout APAC under attack from cybercriminals, Dave Russell, Vice President of Enterprise Strategy, Veeam Software, says business leaders must be at the forefront of their company’s security. A few years ago Cathay Pacific suffered a lapse in data security affecting the personal information of an estimated 9.4 million people. […]


Addressing cybersecurity debt before it’s too late

Singapore-based Vincent Goh, Senior Vice President, APJ, CyberArk, highlights the importance of raising awareness of ‘cybersecurity debt’. He tells us about solutions to solve the digital identity debt dilemma and the ‘debt trap’.  How has the pandemic increased the number of opportunities for cybercriminals to attack? The pandemic has resulted in the acceleration of digitalization in many countries in the Asia […]


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