Author Archive for APSM

Appier Demonstrates Efficacy of Artificial Intelligence in Fighting Ad Fraud

Appier Demonstrates Efficacy of Artificial Intelligence in Fighting Ad Fraud

Real world study of Appier’s network shows significant benefits of AI over traditional rule-based systems Appier has shared the results of a real-world study that it conducted on its own network to demonstrate the ability of an AI-based model to fight ad fraud. Based on data over four months from May to August this year involving […]

The premise of personal risk management skills: Why we should start with the fundamentals

The premise of personal risk management skills: Why we should start with the fundamentals

The complexities and threats of our fast paced and modern world have never been more diverse or challenging than they are now, ranging from ever evolving cybercrime, modern day terrorism to old fashioned violent assault and petty crime. In addition, the fast-paced world, and the way we live brings levels of stress and pressure that […]

Hackers are humans: let’s beat them with soldiers

Hackers are humans: let’s beat them with soldiers

In terms of the security of our information systems, it is my opinion that western materialism is contributing to Australia’s growing cyber risk. We are increasingly viewing our information systems as an entity that can be defended with a one stop shop of cyber security products. This type of thinking is leaving our economy and […]

Spy spotting : What careless mistakes reveal about cyberespionage in APAC

Spy spotting : What careless mistakes reveal about cyberespionage in APAC

Errors and small clues left behind by attackers are vital in attribution, providing valuable intelligence on the people behind a cyberespionage attack and the possible connections between them. Kaspersky Lab’s researchers have been tracking advanced cyberespionage operations originating in and targeting Asia Pacific countries for the last 10 years, and have undertaken a review of […]

Akamai Identified As A DDoS Mitigation Leader By Independent Research Firm

Akamai Identified As A DDoS Mitigation Leader By Independent Research Firm

Report Cites That 24% of Global Enterprises That Suffered a Data Breach Over the Past 12 Months Were Victims of a DDoS Attack Akamai Technologies has announced that it was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in: The Forrester Wave: DDoS Mitigation Solutions, Q4 2017 evaluation. In this evaluation, Akamai was cited […]

The New Mafia: Gangs and Vigilantes

The New Mafia: Gangs and Vigilantes

A Guide to Cybercrime for CEOs Executive Summary As the name implies, cybercrime is a technologically advanced iteration of traditional crime taking place in the virtual world. Though the nuances of cybercrime are unclear to many, the structure, execution and malice are reminiscent of those historically practiced within criminal organizations. ‘The new mafia: gangs and vigilantes. A guide […]

Captis Intelligence Announces Agreement with Rite Aid

Captis Intelligence Announces Agreement with Rite Aid

Captis Intelligence, a leading provider of I-4 crime solutions (Intelligence, Information, Investigation, Identification) has announced the addition of Rite Aid, one of the nation’s leading pharmacy retailers as a client. The announcement comes in the wake of a major acceleration in growth for Captis Intelligence, which recently opened offices in London and Singapore to support its […]

Adobe Research: Australian and New Zealand businesses are behind when it comes to leveraging technology

Adobe Research: Australian and New Zealand businesses are behind when it comes to leveraging technology

The Future of Work: Employees at technology focused businesses are out-performing competitors; Millennials spark creativity and drive innovation Adobe has released new research revealing that more than 50 percent of office workers in Asia Pacific (APAC) rate access to cutting-edge technology in the workplace, above perks like food and slick office design. “The Future of […]

Q3 2017 Akamai State of the Internet / Security Report Reveals Significant Increase in Web Application Security Attacks, Evolution of Attacker Strategies

Q3 2017 Akamai State of the Internet / Security Report Reveals Significant Increase in Web Application Security Attacks, Evolution of Attacker Strategies

Holiday shopping season may see new attack types leveraging IoT devices, mobile platforms Newly released data shows that web application attacks continued to rise significantly in both the quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year timeframes, according to the Third Quarter, 2017 State of the Internet / Security Report released by Akamai Technologies. In addition, further evaluation of the […]

Leadership + Research + B2B focused = The formula behind protecting consumers

Leadership + Research + B2B focused = The formula behind protecting consumers

Anastasia Rae General Manager of Kaspersky Lab ANZ Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab, has appointed Anastasia Para Rae to the role of General Manager of Australia and New Zealand. Prior to her new role as General Manager at Kaspersky Lab ANZ, Anastasia Para Rae was General Manager of Datacom and served in the company for […]