A research report by cyber security and compliance company Proofpoint reveals that CISOs globally are concerned about their organisation’s preparedness for cyber crime.  Proofpoint’s third-party survey was made up of responses from more than 1400 CISOs across 14 countries in Australia, North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Key

GitHub today announced Mike Hanley as its new chief security officer. Hanley joins from Cisco and represents the first time the software development platform company has had a security chief. Hanley was Cisco’s chief information security officer for less than a year after joining the IT and networking giant through

One of the key challenges organisations face when looking to commission security projects is the prospect of having to justify the large spend to the board. It’s difficult to present complex security problems in business language that will resonate with business leaders. The question of “What metrics are useful to

A growing body of evidence reveals that ransomware is increasingly the domain of multi-million dollar criminal enterprises, which recruit specialists and apply their skill sets broadly to extort money from their victims.  The business is highly lucrative and ransomware gangs are seeking cost-effective returns for their effort.  “The reality now

CEOs are unaware of the data breaches in their organisation, according to new research by IT company Unisys, which found only 6 per cent of CEOs say their business was impacted in the last 12 months compared to 63 per cent of chief information security officers (CISO). The study, Cyber

Australian cyber security programs are dangerously centralised as security leaders struggle to collaborate with their c-suite peers, according to research from Accenture. Nearly half of CISOs surveyed acknowledge that their responsibilities for securing the organisation are growing faster than their ability to address security issues, according to the report. The

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With the proliferation of more and more sensitive data, expanding connectivity, and the adoption of automated processes, new research from Accenture argues c-suite and IT decision makers need to embrace a different approach to cybersecurity to effectively protect against future cyber risks. While most companies have a chief information security