Category: APPAPSM2017SEPOCT

Building a modern security operations centre

Building a modern security operations centre

How to protect your organisation’s information Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies are not new, but there remains plenty of misinformation and misunderstanding about how to use them. Critics focus on them being little more than log collector and storage tools, that due to their management overhead, gives little in the way of return […]

The ASX 100 Cyber health check report - What’s next for your board?

The ASX 100 Cyber health check report – What’s next for your board?

The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) along with the “Big 4” accounting firms have released the ASX 100 Cyber Health Check Report ASX Report PDF to establish a baseline in cyber security via a high-level “health check”. I commend the ASX and ASIC and the other participating companies for […]

Navigating the IT landscape of the future: The cultural shift your business needs

Navigating the IT landscape of the future: The cultural shift your business needs

The future IT landscape is scary for businesses of today, but it is certainly not insurmountable. Naturally, as the value of data to people and organisations grows, ransomware attacks, data theft and extortion will also continue to be on the rise. But the threats are not just perpetrated through stealthy backdoor tactics, in fact, according […]

Philippines connect and cyber security

Philippines connect and cyber security

The newly-formed Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) of the Philippines has been directed to craft a National Broadband Plan (NBP) to further improve the connectivity in the Philippines, with proposed plans for better internet connections and free WiFi. Co-organised by DICT and CommunicAsia 2017, the half-day Philippines Connect seminar on 24th May 2017 […]

INTERPOL World 2017 World Economic Forum’s Cybercrime Dialogue

INTERPOL World 2017 World Economic Forum’s Cybercrime Dialogue

‘Cybercrime Dialogue’ In the company of Jurgen Stock, Secretary General, INTERPOL, Cheri McGuire, CISO, Standard Chartered Bank, Stanislav Kuznetsov, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Sberbank and William Maheu, Senior Director, Qualcomm Cyber Security Solutions. Moderated by World Economic Forum’s Dr Jean-Luc Vez, Head of Public Security Policy and Security Affairs. What measures are you […]

Cyber security of assets in the interconnected era

Cyber security of assets in the interconnected era

Held at the Singapore Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, the Smart Facilities Management Solutions (20th -21st July 2017), the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Asia Privacy Forum (24th – 25th July), and the RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan (26th-28th July) shone the spotlight on the pivotal role of CyberSecurity in technology-driven conversations today. […]

Cyber threats to consumers: From credit card to ransomware

Cyber threats to consumers: From credit card to ransomware

The half-day Ransomware seminar at the RSA Singapore 2017 conference dived into the latest waves of attacks in Cyber Space. Through innovative research, case studies and panels, the seminar discussed and offered insights into the technical, policy, compliance and economics of the issue and the underground economy – its motivation, actors and organisations, and impacts […]

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 […]