Category: Editors Desk

The security implications of driverless vehicles

The security implications of driverless vehicles

This article is designed to help us think about the unthinkable. Mass produced motor vehicles have transformed our life in the past century or so. We are now apparently only a few years away from another dramatic transformation. But there is little public discussion in readiness for the new era. Henry Ford’s revolutionary method of […]

The Robocop Continuum - Confronting automated and robotic policing

The Robocop Continuum – Confronting automated and robotic policing

In July 2016, Dallas police deployed and detonated a remote controlled robot laden with explosives, resulting in the death of a sniper. This event drew widespread attention to robotics in policing, as this was the first time a robot had been used to kill outside the battlefield. However the use of robots to slay suspects, […]

Overhaul urged for Australian Biosecurity: The consequences of complacency could be irreparable

Overhaul urged for Australian Biosecurity: The consequences of complacency could be irreparable

The term ‘biosecurity’ often conjures images of biological decontamination units, letters containing Anthrax spores, remnants of State sponsored biowarfare programs, and laboratory created super viruses that have the potential to infect millions of people across the globe. Global discourse, along with some of the world’s most educated and influential people such as Bill Gates, warn […]

Will Bluetooth 5 be IoT’s saviour?

Will Bluetooth 5 be IoT’s saviour?

We’ve  had Bluetooth since the mid 1990s. The oddly-sharp ‘B’ icon on our desktop and blue light on our peripherals have seeped into our digital décor over time, but ultimately the technology has been unremarkable. It has connected our computer to our phone, and phone to our wireless speakers, but beyond home use, Bluetooth, or […]

Next generation security intelligence operations

Next generation security intelligence operations

Interview with Vasant Kumar: Future learning opportunities on safeguarding business and industry One never stops learning. As in the past, there will remain future learning opportunities on safeguarding business and industry with next generation security intelligence operations. HPE’s ASEAN Information Security Day, held in Singapore, focused on the theme “Information Security – Investigate & Incident […]

Plant protection against industrial cyber attacks

Plant protection against industrial cyber attacks

Cyber attacks – the danger from the Web Every networked device is a potential target for cyber attacks – it can be your personal computer at home or industrial devices at production facilities. For businesses, cyber attacks would affect operations and potentially cause huge loss of income. In fact, in Asia Pacific, cyber attacks have […]

The most effective IT security methodology: SysSecOps

The most effective IT security methodology: SysSecOps

Editor’s Interview with Scott Raynovich, founder of Futurium and creator of the Rayno Report, now a part of SDxCentral. Recent ransomware attacks such as Wannacry and Petya highlight the continued disconnect between two enterprise technology silos, and it’s killing both operations and security. I spoke with technology analyst Scott Raynovich, who has developed an enterprise […]

ID Document: Holograms innovate and protect

ID Document: Holograms innovate and protect

Dr Mark Deakes, general secretary of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), considers current developments in security holography in the face of continuing worries about fake identity documents. While the production of identification documents is a global business, estimated to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars a year in revenues for designers, producers and […]

The keys to enabling digital transformation

The keys to enabling digital transformation

A 2016 survey of global businesses found that 97 percent of respondents are investing in digital technologies to transform their businesses, yet only 18 percent reported that security has been involved in these initiatives. It seems security could threaten to slow them down. Yet the reality is when accessing and using digital technologies, organisations have […]

Australian Delegation in Singapore for INTERPOL World 2017

Australian Delegation in Singapore for INTERPOL World 2017

Facilitated by MySecurity Media, the Australian delegation in Singapore on the 4th July, was suitably hosted at the Dallas Restaurant, atop the Suntec Sky Garden at the Suntec Convention Centre, courtesy of INTERPOL World 2017. Opened and addressed by the Australian Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, Dr. Tobias Feakin and accompanied by Zoe Hawkins, Cyber Policy […]