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NEC Corporation onboards Red Hat OpenShift to streamline air travel

The industry’s most comprehensive enterprise Kubernetes platform has underpinned a new system to speed-up the travel experience, from passenger check-in to baggage claim. Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions, has announced that NEC Corporation has used Red Hat OpenShift as the foundation for Narita International Airport’s new ‘Check-in to boarding experience’ known […]


Seven in 10 CISOs believe cyberwarfare is an imminent threat to their organisations

Seven in every 10 CISOs (71%) believe cyberwarfare is a threat to their organisation, and yet just over a fifth (22%) admit to not having a strategy in place to mitigate this risk. This is especially alarming during a period of unprecedented global disruption, as half of infosec professionals (50%) agree that the increase of […]


New CrowdStrike Threat Hunting Report reveals dramatic rise in e-crime activity

CrowdStrike, a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, has announced the release of the CrowdStrike Falcon OverWatch 2020 Threat Hunting Report: Insights from the CrowdStrike OverWatch Team. The report is comprised of threat data from CrowdStrike Falcon OverWatch, CrowdStrike’s industry-leading managed threat hunting team, with contributions from CrowdStrike Intelligence and Services teams. The annual report from […]


Attracting and keeping the best tech talent in A/NZ

Angus Dorney, Co-CEO of Kablamo, and former MD of Rackspace, talks us through 10 ways to attract and keep the best tech talent in Australia and New Zealand – even though many people claim this is impossible. Not too long ago, a report by the Australian Industry Group (AIG) found that 75% of businesses surveyed […]


Five priorities for public sector CIOs

COVID-19 has further accelerated the timeline for Digital Transformation in government departments. Scott Ho, Vice President Asia Pacific Japan – Lucidworks, explains the top five priorities that CIOs need to consider to ensure a smooth transformation. In the private sector, we have already seen enterprises and e-commerce companies use Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered digital experiences to […]


Remote workers need more than just video conferencing to get their jobs done

Lee Thompson is Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand, for enterprise cloud and hyperconverged infrastructure company, Nutanix. He explains what companies need to do to help employees work efficiently from home. For a moment in June, it seemed like we were close to returning to some semblance of normalcy. Offices in CBDs across the country […]


Mind the gap: Why securing the remote workforce is a peak priority

The response of many businesses to the pandemic has resulted in major gaps being left in their data protection efforts. Anurag Kahol, CTO at Bitglass, tells us that organizations must equip themselves with proper tools to avoid data leakage as well as other security risks. Businesses are struggling to shift gears when it comes to […]


Why digital distancing needs to be the ‘new normal’ in Australia

Tom Kellermann, Head of Cybersecurity Strategy, VMware Carbon Black, introduces us to the concept of ‘digital distancing’ and tells us how to practice it.   COVID-19 has shaken up Australian workplaces and has forced many organizations to move to remote working to contain the spread of the virus. In an effort to practice ‘social distancing’, […]


How to keep your hybrid workforce safe in three easy steps

Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy, Veeam, and Anthony Spiteri, Senior Global Technologist, Veeam, outline three crucial steps for ransomware resilience. As Australia’s remote workforce continues to navigate the changing restrictions, IT departments are under growing pressure to keep employee data safe while outside an organization’s physical boundaries. With many companies structuring their workforce […]


How should APAC organizations protect their critical data and assets?

We asked Yaniv Hoffman, Vice President Technologies, Radware, how should APAC organizations respond and step up to protect their critical data and assets? Here is his response: The on-going effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are significantly impacting the security of businesses and individuals worldwide. While some industries have been severely hit, others are experiencing sudden […]


Why cybercrime remains a worrying business challenge in a COVID-lockdown world

With cybercriminals intent on exploiting organizations to regain access to critical data stores, Scott Jarkoff, Director, Strategic Threat Advisory Group, APJ and EMEA, CrowdStrike, tells us ransomware is the technique of choice for cybercriminals around the world. As organizations across Asia Pacific struggle with the upheavals caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s vital not to […]


How evolving endpoint protection can stay ahead of cybercrime

Greg Wyman, Bufferzone Security, tells us endpoint protection is critical to the cyberdefense strategy of all organizations in the APAC region. He argues: “Reducing the attack surface at the endpoint delivers a very powerful and compelling solution to all sizes of organizations.” The least exciting and often ‘boring’ element in a cybersecurity strategy is endpoint […]


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