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From law to cyber security

From law to cyber security

With Rachael Falk – Director of Technology, Security & Strategy at .au Domain Administration Ltd Rachael practiced as a lawyer in Australian and overseas law firms before commencing with Telstra. Moving from legal to cyber security, Rachael had several roles in Telstra Security Operations, including National Security Advisor. Now in a new executive position, Rachael has […]

The Chinese New Year heist

The Chinese New Year heist

A traditional Chinese New Year celebration with volumes of ‘prosperity and good luck’ money gifts, asynchronous working days across 2 time zones, procedural and regulatory vulnerabilities, straight-through automated processing – these were among the elements that contributed to delays in detecting and responding to the Bangladesh Central Bank cyber break-in, and allowed sophisticated well-organized criminals […]

Russia's Cyber War: Options before the US

Russia’s Cyber War: Options before the US

US intelligence’s findings holding Russian President Vladimir Putin directly responsible for a cyber campaign that ensured Republican Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election betrays Washington’s weakness as much as Moscow’s deceit. After initially discounting Russia’s manipulation, President-elect Trump accepted the findings and spoke of possible action in response, his incoming chief of staff […]

About pixel densities and what they mean

About pixel densities and what they mean

An IP surveillance system may be used to observe and protect people, objects and people’s activity inside and outside the objects, traffic and vehicles, money handling in banks, or games in casino environment. All of these objects of interest may have different clarity when displayed on a workstation screen. The image clarity depends primarily on […]

What it takes to be a 'Smart City'

What it takes to be a ‘Smart City’

It may come at no surprise that this year Singapore was named Global Smart City. The city is a metropolitan marvel that supports 5.4 million inhabitants, within a concrete and actual jungle, and even boasts a reservoir within the CBD; one that incredibly supplies 10% of Singapore’s water needs. Singapore was listed ahead of Barcelona, […]

Anti fraud and corruption: More of cultivating a culture than prevention & control

Anti fraud and corruption: More of cultivating a culture than prevention & control

In today’s world, Fraud is a real serious problem for all organizations to come to grip with, given the fact that regardless of the line of business, employees (and non-employees also) commit fraud. Technology changes that occur so rapidly have had a cascading effect on Organisations to adapt to the dynamism of this fast paced […]

Operational security management structure for inimical environments

Operational security management structure for inimical environments

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is an enigma for most companies wishing to set-up and function safely and securely in the country. Anecdotal evidence is rife, as are the newspaper reports, on all aspects of the impact of crime in PNG. Reports related to urban crime point to the underlying reasons including high levels of poverty, […]

Making an industrial difference

Making an industrial difference

Unidirectional gateway security blocking cyberattacks against control networks – Editor’s Insight interview with Lior Frenkel CEO, Waterfall Security CONTROL NETWORK ENVIRONMENTS Framing the network environment will help focus your attention when explaining this technology. Waterfall Security is an industrial cyber security company. Industrial being the key term. Waterfall’s unique technology is used to protect the […]

Surviving through sharing: 'The kilted rogue runner' story

Surviving through sharing: ‘The kilted rogue runner’ story

Raising Awareness of Anxiety, Depression, PTSD and Suicide Prevention. I am 45 years old, and I live with my family here in Perth Western Australia and this is my journey: I am a Royal Navy veteran and an ex UK and WA Police Officer, I survive Depression, Anxiety, PTSD and associated issues. I’m grateful that […]

Crisis Communication: Reputation Management When A Crisis Hits

Crisis Communication: Reputation Management When A Crisis Hits

All too often, leaders within companies, organisations and governments involved in a crisis have had to learn the hard way that major disruptions, or events once seemed unthinkable, can become a reality. Whether it be death caused by an accident within the workplace, share prices declining due to a failed takeover, a major environmental catastrophe […]