cybersecurity

EY Oceania cybersecurity lead Anthony Robinson and Aleron founders Mark Wroniak and Alex Morkos.

EY Australia has acquired Sydney-based cybersecurity consultancy, Aleron which specialises in cybersecurity strategy, architecture design and implementation.  Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Founders Mark Wroniak and Alex Morkos, will join EY as partners, bringing with them 36 staff and contractors across Australia. As part of the asset acquisition,

The financial regulator has received 36 data breach notifications since APRA’s new prudential standard for cybersecurity, known as CPS 234, came into effect in July this year.  Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Most of the breaches were “relatively minor” and none threatened the “viability” of APRA regulated entities.

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 IBM cybersecurity engineers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system to analyse network connections and employee communications at an enterprise scale. The model detects changes in users’ behaviour and can automatically triggers investigations even if the changes occur across multiple platforms. The method addresses one of cybersecurity’s biggest challenges,

Large IT players are making more moves in the cybersecurity market, but McAfee CEO Chris Young expects to see proliferation, rather than consolidation, of security vendors.   Last month VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger shared his vision for the cybersecurity market — shortly after the company announced it was buying security vendor

The CMO of one the world’s largest cybersecurity companies has candidly admitted she wasn’t prepared for a security mistake that could have been avoided entirely.  Allison Cerra, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at McAfee, has shared what she described as the worst day of her career, Easter Sunday

C-Suite executives are the least likely to comply with organisational cybersecurity policy, according to a new study. The report from Bitdefender found that these executives are either pushing back on policies designed to protect them or completely disregarding the rules. Little wonder then that the same survey found six in

There is a global skills shortage in cybersecurity and one of the major factors is the lack of women in the industry, according to Myla Pilao, director technology market research, Trend Micro.  During the Women in Tech panel at Trend Micro’s CloudSec event in Melbourne recently, Pilao said there is

La Trobe University and National Australia Bank have formed a strategic alliance to improve cybersecurity research, skills, and commercialisation. The two parties signed the agreement in the Victorian Parliament yesterday. Webinar: Can I Trust You? Building Customer Trust into Better Experiences. Register today! Under the agreement, La Trobe and NAB