Category: Women in Security

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 […]

ISACA Survey Identifies Five Biggest Barriers Faced by Women in Tech

ISACA Survey Identifies Five Biggest Barriers Faced by Women in Tech

Unequal pay, lack of mentors and persistent gender bias remain obstacles Wage inequality compared to male colleagues, workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main barriers faced by women working in the technology field, according to a new survey by global technology association ISACA. Detailed in release of “The […]

AISA Diversity Day - 20th July - Sydney

AISA Diversity Day – 20th July – Sydney

AISA is running the first of a new series of diversity networking events, aimed at increasing awareness of issues related to diversity in the cyber security industry. This event is being run by AISA and supported by the AWSN (Australian Women in Security Network) on the 20th July at KPMG Barangaroo from 12.30-2.30pm. This is […]

Intel Security Offers Advice for Back to School Cyber Security

Intel Security Offers Advice for Back to School Cyber Security

With Christmas and the New Year period now a mere distant memory, the race is on for parents across the country to get kids set to return for the new school year after the upcoming Australia Day. But at a time when many kids are likely to be returning to school with new connected devices […]

A New Frontier for The Globalisation Of Terrorism

A New Frontier for The Globalisation Of Terrorism

Sub-Saharan countries are about to helplessly witness a new geopolitical era. Alliances forged between Islamic extremist groups and criminal organisations throughout the Sahel threaten state sovereignty and pose significant threats to both regional and international security. The impacts of the Libyan civil war are still perceptible as the flow of weapons continues to militarise jihadist […]

F5 Appoints Juni Yan as Managing Director of Hong Kong and Taiwan to Drive Business Momentum in Greater China

F5 Appoints Juni Yan as Managing Director of Hong Kong and Taiwan to Drive Business Momentum in Greater China

F5 Networks has announced the appointment of Juni Yan as Managing Director, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She will be responsible for business expansion in Hong Kong and Taiwan, charting new business and channel strategy across Greater China region. Yan is based in Hong Kong and reports to Jerry Huang, Managing Director of Sales, Greater China […]

Asterisk appoints Samantha Moody to National Business Development Manager

Asterisk appoints Samantha Moody to National Business Development Manager

Asterisk Information Security has announced Samantha Moody has been appointed National Business Development Manager. In this new role, Ms Moody will manage national accounts and foster new business opportunities. Ms Moody recently held the role of Partner Manager WA (Cloud and SME Solutions) at MYOB and prior to this held Account Manager roles at Gel […]

Lockheed Martin Appoints New Leader for Technology Business in Australia & Asia

Lockheed Martin Appoints New Leader for Technology Business in Australia & Asia

Global technology company Lockheed Martin has appointed a new vice president & managing director to lead its technology business in Australia and Asia. Christine Zeitz will serve as regional lead of the company’s Information Systems and Global Solutions (IS&GS) business, which provides information and communications technology solutions to customers in the public, security and defence […]

RMIA appoints independent director

RMIA appoints independent director

The Risk Management Institution of Australasia (RMIA) has appointed EY partner Catherine Friday, CPRM, as an independent director. Ms Friday has worked at EY (formerly Ernst & Young) since its merger with the Australian operations of Andersen in May 2002. She has 20 years’ experience providing governance and risk advisory services to clients in the […]

Women in Security: Committed to the Truth

Women in Security: Committed to the Truth

By Kema Rajandran Sheila Ponnosamy made history last September by being the first Asian woman to be elected president of the Council of International Investigators (CII), a US-based association that brings together more than 300 members from over 50 countries that network, share resources and refer work to each other all with an emphasis on […]