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Future of Work Predictions 2024

Future of Work Predictions 2024

With 2024 around the corner, Sunny Bedi, CIO and CDO at Snowflake, has developed his future of work predictions for next year. Prediction: AI Will Be Your Best Work Buddy One of the most exciting ideas for workplace productivity is the deployment of AI assistants that help employees become — and continue to be — efficient and effective. For example, ...
A Human Centric Tech Revolution in 2024

A Human Centric Tech Revolution in 2024

With 2024 around the corner, renowned tech visionary, Ben Canning, SVP of Product Experiences at Smartsheet, has developed his predictions for 2024 focusing on empowering individuals, fostering collaboration, and harnessing the untapped potential of artificial intelligence. Work Needs To Revolve Around Humans, Not The Other Way Around Productivity ...
Businesses Need To Rewrite Their Identity Security Playbook For 2024

Businesses Need To Rewrite Their Identity Security Playbook For 2024

With 9 in 10 businesses having suffered an identity-related breach, identity security remains a critical component to strengthening businesses’ cybersecurity posture in 2024. Yet, 44% of businesses are still at the beginning of their identity journeys, with 60% of Asia-Pacific businesses still in the first stage of identity maturity. Especially now, as ...
Unveiling the Future of Cybersecurity: A Conversation with Cisco’s Jeetu Patel

Unveiling the Future of Cybersecurity: A Conversation with Cisco’s Jeetu Patel

In a recent Cisco Live session in Melbourne, Cisco's Jeetu Patel, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Security and Collaboration, shed light on the company's significant announcements and the profound advancements in the field of cybersecurity. Patel's insights underscore the pivotal role of artificial intelligence (AI) in revolutionising ...
A Legal Take On The Cybersecurity Strategy 2023-2030

A Legal Take On The Cybersecurity Strategy 2023-2030

The Cybersecurity Strategy 2023-2030 (the Strategy) is Australia's blueprint for cyber-safety by 2030, with three horizons to get there. The Action Plan for the first horizon (2023-2025) sets the foundations for the rest of the strategy to follow, and unsurprisingly includes a lot of legal and regulatory elements to support horizons two and three. For ...
Battling Cyber Scams: Traditional Algorithms Won’t Cut it

Battling Cyber Scams: Traditional Algorithms Won’t Cut it

Australians have experienced a surge in scams, with losses amounting to a staggering $3.1 billion in the past year alone. From a cybersecurity perspective, traditional anti-fraud analytics won’t stem the rising tide of scams. FICO's Vaile Mexted shares five key considerations for the finance sector as it faces an urgent imperative to fortify defences ...
Building Bridges: Developing Cybersecurity Skills And Elevating Talent

Building Bridges: Developing Cybersecurity Skills And Elevating Talent

The cybersecurity sector is at a crossroads, grappling with what can only be described as an existential crisis. The gap in cybersecurity skills has grown to alarming proportions with Australia boasting a shortage of 25,000 to 30,000 cybersecurity professionals in 2022. The escalating complexity of cyber threats, showcased by the 95% increase in ...
Legal Privilege – For Cyber Incidents

Legal Privilege – For Cyber Incidents

A class action lawsuit has been filed against the telecommunications company Optus by former and current customers whose personal information was exposed in a data breach. The lawsuit, representing millions of customers, alleges that Optus failed to protect customer information, breached privacy and telecommunication laws, and did not take proper steps ...

In The News

Wavelink and Orca Security Ink Distribution Agreement, Bringing Comprehensive Cloud Security to the Channel

Wavelink and Orca Security Ink Distribution Agreement, Bringing Comprehensive Cloud Security to the Channel

April 23, 2024 – Wavelink, a leader in providing enterprise solutions to the channel, has announced a new distribution agreement with Orca Security, the pioneer of agentless cloud security. Wavelink is distributing Orca Security’s agentless-first cloud security platform, offering customers an alternative to agent-based solutions in order to deliver ...
BeyondTrust’s Annual Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report Finds Vulnerability Numbers Remain High with Elevation of Privilege Remaining the #1 Vulnerability Category

BeyondTrust’s Annual Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report Finds Vulnerability Numbers Remain High with Elevation of Privilege Remaining the #1 Vulnerability Category

Elevation of Privilege is the top vulnerability category for the fourth year running, accounting for 40% of all Microsoft vulnerabilities in 2023 Total vulnerabilities maintain 4-year holding pattern near record highs Atlanta, GA – April 22, 2024 – BeyondTrust, the worldwide leader in intelligent identity and access security, today announced the ...
Employers Mutual Limited Insures Risk Management with SentinelOne®

Employers Mutual Limited Insures Risk Management with SentinelOne®

SYDNEY, April 23, 2024 - As an insurer, Employers Mutual Limited (EML) knows a few things about risk. The injury management specialist selected SentinelOne (NYSE: S), a global leader in AI-powered security, as its platform to mitigate it. “Security is a huge driver for our business,” said Hayden MacKellar, Information and Security Risk Manager, EML. ...
Macquarie Government Selected for Australian Defence Procurement Panel

Macquarie Government Selected for Australian Defence Procurement Panel

Macquarie Government today announced it has been added to the Information Communications Technology Provider Arrangement (ICTPA) panel. This will enable the Australian Defence Force to procure services directly from Macquarie Government. Established in 2018 to replace the Applications Managed Service Partner Agreement (AMSPA), the ICTPA has been ...
Tecala to Strengthen Customer Email Security Defences with Check Point Software Technologies Partnership

Tecala to Strengthen Customer Email Security Defences with Check Point Software Technologies Partnership

Sydney, 22 April 2024 - Leading technology service provider Tecala Group has announced that it has been appointed a Check Point Software Technologies partner in Australia with a focus on reinforcing customers’ email cybersecurity posture and providing comprehensive cybersecurity solutions that not only protect against known threats but also anticipate ...
Fortinet Named a Challenger in the 2024 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Security Service Edge

Fortinet Named a Challenger in the 2024 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Security Service Edge

Fortinet recognised in eight Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ reports, based on the Fortinet Security Fabric Platform
Cisco Reimagines Security for Data Centres and Clouds in Era of AI

Cisco Reimagines Security for Data Centres and Clouds in Era of AI

Cisco Hypershield Brings Power of Hyperscaler Security and Connectivity to the Enterprise
BeyondTrust Announces 2024 APJ Partner Experience Award Winners

BeyondTrust Announces 2024 APJ Partner Experience Award Winners

Sydney – 18 April 2024 - BeyondTrust, the leader in intelligent identity and access security, today announced the winners of its APJ Partner Experience Awards for those companies which have gone above and beyond in their commitment to meeting customer identity and access security needs this past year. The BeyondTrust Partner Experience Awards ...

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