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FortiGuard Labs predicts convergence of advanced persistent threat methods with cybercrime

Fortinet, a global leader in the cybersecurity field, has unveiled predictions from the FortiGuard Labs global threat intelligence and research team about the cyberthreat landscape for 2023 and beyond. Highlights of the predictions and key takeaways for CISOs can be found below: 1 – Success of RaaS is a preview of what’s to come with CaaS Given […]

Lack of IT skills greatest data security challenge Australian enterprises face 

Rubrik, the Zero Trust data security company, has announced the Australian findings from its inaugural  State of Data Security report, commissioned by Rubrik and conducted by Wakefield Research.   Among the key findings regarding the most pressing challenge, Australian cybersecurity leaders face in securing their organisation’s data was ‘insufficient talent in IT and SecOps’, cited by […]

Telenor report: IoT adoption in APAC set to surge

APAC is set to overtake the rest of the world in IoT adoption – according to an Asian IoT Megatrends report from the global research firm, OMDIA, and global connectivity provider Telenor IoT. APAC Digital Transformation of enterprises has been slower than the rest of the world. However, with investments on the rise, APAC is […]

Genetec releases 2022 State of Physical Security Report

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, has shared the results of its 2022 State Physical Security report. Based on insights from over 3,700 physical security leaders worldwide (including end-users and systems integrators/installers/providers), the report looks at the security strategies organisations are putting in place to effectively […]

Pearson study reveals Australia’s most in demand skills amid labour market challenges

New research from Pearson, a world leading learning company, finds that despite new technologies transforming the world of work, the top five most in demand skills in Australia today are human skills, with the trend set to continue through at least 2026. Using an analysis of half a million recent Australian job ads, Pearson’s Skills […]

24% of tech apps contain ‘high severity’ security flaws, posing a serious cybersecurity risk if exploited

Veracode, a leading global provider of modern application security testing solutions, has revealed that 24% of applications in the technology sector contain security flaws that are considered high risk — meaning they would cause a critical issue for the application if exploited. With arguably a higher proportion of applications to contend with than other industries, […]

Finance firms need to check their cybersecurity posture

Mark Lukie, Director of Solution Architects – APAC, Barracuda, speaks to us about the company’s latest financial report, which highlights why Australian businesses in the banking sector need to take their cybersecurity more seriously. Despite the current wave of cyberattacks targeting businesses, governments and individuals, there remains an alarming lack of awareness among many Australian […]

Fraud costs increased more than 10% over pre-pandemic levels for APAC businesses 

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has released the latest Asia-Pacific edition of the LexisNexis True Cost of Fraud Study, which surveyed 387 risk and fraud executives in Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. The study analysed fraud trends in retail, e-commerce, financial services and lending industries and spotlights key pain points related to new digital payment methods […]

Progress survey reveals roadblocks to DevSecOps success in Australia

The survey found that 60% of Australian respondents across 500+-employee organizations admit that they don’t fully understand how security fits into DevSecOps. Progress, a trusted provider of application development and infrastructure software, has announced the results of its 2022 survey, DevSecOps: Simplifying Complexity in a Changing World. More than 600 IT, security, application development and […]

More than 85% of Asia-Pacific businesses are reskilling IT workers in response to the growing tech skills gap

A survey by Equinix, the global digital infrastructure company, revealed IT leaders in Asia-Pacific have serious concerns about staff retention and recruitment. According to the Equinix 2022 Global Tech Trends Survey, 63% of IT decision-makers view a shortage of personnel with IT skills as one of the main threats to their business. Companies – including […]

World’s largest 5,000 enterprises will increase their WAN spend by 44% by 2026, says report

Revenue from port charges, SD-WAN and broadband will grow, while MPLS’ contribution to overall market revenue will decrease by 55% between 2021 and 2026. TeleGeography, a global telecommunications market research and consulting firm, has revealed that the WAN market will grow by around 44% – from US$59 billion in 2021 to US$85 billion in 2026 […]

Energy companies’ Digital Transformation efforts driven by need for tighter integration and collaboration

IFS, the global cloud enterprise software company, commissioned new research polling over 600 senior decision-makers at large energy companies across France, Australia, Japan, the Nordics, US, the UK and the Middle East. The intention was to find out where companies in the industry are now on their Digital Transformation journeys and what’s holding them back.   […]

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