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Navigating data sovereignty in a cloud-first, remote working era

Data dependent organizations cannot outsource responsibility for the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their critical data to a third-party cloud provider. So, Brian Grant, ANZ Director, Thales Cloud Security, asks once companies have made the jump into cloud, how do they land safely? In the wake of the global pandemic, companies across every sector moved […]

Research reveals 76% of Australian CISOs are worried too many application vulnerabilities leak into production

Dynatrace has announced the findings of an independent global survey of 1,300 Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), including 100 in Australia, in large-size organisations.  The research reveals that the speed and complexity created by using multicloud environments, multiple coding languages and open-source software libraries are making vulnerability management more difficult. Just over three-quarters of Australian CISOs (76%) say that […]

Global organisations concerned digital attack surface is spiralling out of control

Trend Micro, a leader in cloud security, has announced the findings of a new global study indicating that organisations are struggling to define and secure an expanding cyberattack surface, hampering risk management efforts. The study revealed that three-quarters (73%) of global organisations are worried about their growing attack surface. Over a third (37%) said it […]

Technology is the key to small business growth 

Singaporean small businesses that leverage technology are more likely to experience business growth, according to global professional accounting body, CPA Australia.  Around one-third (36.4%) of Singapore’s small businesses grew in 2021, a slight increase from 35.5% in 2020. This result was affected by COVID-19, increasing costs and challenging economic landscape.  Among businesses that grew, 58% found their […]

Australian CISOs more at risk of cyberattacks compared to global counterparts

Proofpoint,  a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has released its annual Voice of the CISO report, which explores key challenges facing Chief Information Security Officers in Australia and around the globe. While CISOs around the world spent 2021 coming to terms with new ways of working, Australian CISOs fell behind global counterparts when it came to […]

70% of Australian companies report increased customer turnover 

A new study finds Australian customers are leaving at extraordinary rates and most Australian companies are ill-prepared to counter this trend in the rebound from the pandemic. While 70% of Australian sales and marketing leaders agree that it is more cost-effective to keep existing customers than closing a new sale, the same percentage report increased […]

Employees’ tech habits posing a risk to APAC businesses  

KnowBe4, the provider of one of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platforms, has announced new research which has found more than half of APAC office workers (59%) don’t believe using their work email for personal activity is a security risk to their employer.   Furthermore, less than four in 10 (39%) say […]

Data centre survey shows significant growth, investment at the Edge of the network

Vertiv surveyed 156 industry professionals with insight into their company’s Edge Computing plans. The survey sees the Edge component of total compute growing by 29% while also revealing that sustainability is playing a major role in new and planned Edge deployments. Significant, industry-wide investment in Edge Computing will change the profile of the data centre ecosystem […]

Healthcare industry is in early stages of multi-cloud adoption, but deployments are rising

Research by Vanson Bourne conducted on behalf of Nutanix, surveying 1,700 IT decision-makers around the world, has revealed hybrid multi-cloud is the ideal IT model, but healthcare is slower to adopt. Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multi-cloud computing, announced the healthcare findings of its global Enterprise Cloud Index (ECI) survey and research report, which measures […]

71% of employees choosing to work from anywhere over being promoted

Ivanti, the provider of the Ivanti Neurons automation platform that discovers, manages, secures and services IT assets from cloud to Edge, has announced the results of its annual Everywhere Workplace study that worked with global ‘future of work’ experts and surveyed over 6,100 office workers and IT professionals to uncover employee sentiments related to the […]

IDC study: Data mobility engine can serve as core of effective data management strategy

Research firm IDC predicts that, over the next five years, more than 80% of the data collected by organizations will be unstructured data, and that will only continue to grow 40-50% per year for most enterprises. With the sheer volume of unstructured data yet to be created and used in the years ahead, it’s safe […]

Manufacturing felt brunt of cyberattacks in 2021 as supply chain woes grew

IBM Security research reveals that the manufacturing industry was the most targeted by ransomware and vulnerability exploitations in 2021, in its annual X-Force Threat Intelligence Report. IBM Security has released its annual X-Force Threat Intelligence Index unveiling how ransomware and vulnerability exploitations together were able to ‘imprison’ businesses in 2021 further burdening global supply chains, […]

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