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  • Contractors reshaping tech sector: recruiter

    IT contractors are helping Australia’s chief information officers get their digitisation projects over the line, according to a new report.

    Written by Byron Connolly17 Sept. 19 10:56
  • IT security concerns reach new high

    The Australian public’s concern about security issues is the highest it has been in the last 10 years, according to research.

    Written by Byron Connolly21 June 17 11:06
  • ​Our security has always been superior: Amazon CTO

    Security of information stored in the public cloud has always been superior to what organisations can achieve on-premise, according to Amazon’s chief technology officer, Werner Vogels.

    Written by Byron Connolly07 April 17 16:55
  • Why you're not investing enough in IT security

    The minute you outsource responsibility or governance of information security to a third party, you tie a noose around your neck and hand the end of the rope to a vendor.​

    Written by Rodney Byfield13 Jan. 17 11:49
  • ​Top strategies for CIOs in the cybersecurity war

    The IT security landscape has dramatically evolved over in recent years. There’s been a significant increase in the frequency and complexity of cyberattacks against businesses.

    Written by CIO Staff02 Dec. 16 11:39
  • ​Data breach laws to create compliance confusion: IT security expert

    Organisations will struggle to comply with federal government’s mandatory data breach notification proposals unless guidance and processes are created to help them determine if they need to report an incident, according to an IT security expert.

    Written by Byron Connolly04 March 16 14:43
  • UNSW to offer first Australian course on cyber war and peace

    ​The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra has announced it is opening a Masters in Cyber Security, Strategy and Diplomacy – Australia’s first ever course devoted to cyber war and peace.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner01 Dec. 15 15:17
  • ​Tech leaders detail security strategies

    The threat of cyberattacks continues to overwhelm many organisations, and it’s simply not a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when’ corporate networks will be breached by hackers.

    Written by Byron Connolly24 Nov. 15 15:50
  • ‘Go where the puck will be’: Snowden team leader

    Former leader of the Edward Snowden counterintelligence damage assessment team, Keith Lowry, says organisations need to stop looking merely at defensive shields when securing infrastructure and focus on who has access to critical data.

    Written by Byron Connolly16 June 15 11:35
  • CIA: Who is watching out for you?

    It’s time for IT security teams to be more vigilant and start behaving like the CIA, argues Adam Neale

    Written by Adam Neale01 May 15 14:50
  • Malware crooks using dated techniques to attack networks

    Malware authors are using dated measures that are still good enough to penetrate enterprise networks. In fact, 99.3 per cent of malware in 2014 took advantage of ‘command and control’ infrastructure used by at least one other malware author.

    Written by Byron Connolly08 April 15 22:05