Category: Cyber Resilience

Functional safety in times of rising cyber criminality

Functional safety in times of rising cyber criminality

Every production process has inherent risks. Cyber criminality is now one of these risks. To achieve the greatest possible degree of safety and security in production processes, it is ex­tremely important for enterprises in the process industry to implement effective separation of their process control and safety systems, as required by standards for functional safety […]

Catwalk to tech-talk

Catwalk to tech-talk

Insights with Kan Tang, Distinguished Technologist and Worldwide Chief Technologist for DevOps, HPE Software Services I am the kind of person who loves to learn, but when I have learned something I want to move on to the next challenge. I commenced my technology career in coding, as an Application Developer and moved on to […]

A safe and secure Australia? Australians may never have been more insecure

A safe and secure Australia? Australians may never have been more insecure

There is a deep divide and disparity between the Australian political message of ‘we will protect you and will keep Australia safe’ and the operational message from police and emergency services of “don’t count on us being there in your greatest time of need – we may not be coming as quickly as you may […]

NIST Draft Special Publication 1800-11: "Data Integrity"

NIST Draft Special Publication 1800-11: “Data Integrity”

We are excited to announce the release of our newest practice guide, Data Integrity: Recovering from Ransomware and Other Destructive Events, SP 1800-11. As a draft NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide, we welcome your comments and feedback. Comments are due by November 6, 2017. What’s the guide about? According to a report from the Justice Department’s Computer Crime and Intellectual […]

Infrastructure Resilience: Terrorism and the built environment

Infrastructure Resilience: Terrorism and the built environment

The increasing global terrorism threat presents new challenges and concerns for governments, the private sector and communities alike. There are risk-based measures that the public and private sectors should be adopting – particularly in Australia – to address the increased threat environment. Australia and the rising threat of terrorism There is no doubt the global […]

India regains it's privacy

India regains it’s privacy

In a sharp rebuke to the Indian government, a nine-judge Constitutional bench of the country’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled that privacy is a fundamental right as it is intrinsic to the right to life and personal liberty guaranteed in Article 21 of the Constitution. By this pathbreaking verdict, the apex court bolstered efforts by citizens […]

APSM Sep/Oct – Editor’s Desk

APSM Sep/Oct – Editor’s Desk

“We express our deep concern at test of a “thermonuclear explosive device for an intercontinental ballistic missile” announced by the DPRK on September 3….We cannot but regret the fact the DPRK leadership is creating grave threats to peace and security on the Korean Peninsular and the whole region by its actions” – Statement of the […]

Collaboration is essential: cyber trends to watch in financial services

Collaboration is essential: cyber trends to watch in financial services

Financial services firms are generally attractive targets for cybercriminals. These organisations also tend to be have advanced security measures but cybercriminals are changing tactics and evolving their attack methods constantly, so it’s important for these businesses to remain vigilant and implement appropriate cybersecurity programs, according to Aleron. Mark Wroniak, director, Aleron, said, “Financial services firms […]

Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector

Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector

NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide, Draft Special Publication 1800-9: “Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector” What’s the guide about? Today’s threat landscape has created ever-increasing challenges for financial services companies as they work to protect important financial assets and customer data. Financial services companies are under a high and sustained level of attack, in […]

Western Digital Announces Acquisition of Upthere

Western Digital Announces Acquisition of Upthere

Acquisition Sets the Stage for Western Digital’s Continued Growth in Cloud Services Western Digital and Upthere, Inc. have announced that Western Digital has completed the asset acquisition of Upthere, a leading cloud services company that is providing a new and better way to keep, find and share what’s important and meaningful to consumers. Financial terms […]