cybersecurity

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

The need to make commercial property renovations and new building projects more energy-efficient and user-friendly creates a serious and unwanted consequence: these smart buildings open up new attack vectors for cybersecurity threats. Internet-connected systems that control elevators, escalators, heating and security access can be used to monitor and optimise performance,

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

Small to medium enterprises lack awareness around why cybersecurity is essential to their businesses, according to Responsible Cyber CEO Magda Chelly.  Speaking to Which-50 during the Trend Micro CloudSec conference in Melbourne last week Chelly said, “They do not realise that — as per the statistics — most of the

Pat Gelsinger

Over the last decade cybersecurity spending by organisations has increased to such an extent that it now represents the largest part of many IT budgets but during that time breaches, and the costs associated with them have increased faster than the increase in spending says VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. He

The cost of data breaches will rise from $3 trillion each year to over $5 trillion in 2024, an average annual growth of 11 per cent, according to a new report from Juniper Research. This will primarily be driven by increasing fines for data breaches as regulation tightens, as well

Cybersecurity is fundamentally broken, with bolted-on products all over the place, and a backward-looking philosophy built upon reengineering yesterday’s attack, according to VMware’s Tom Corn, Senior Vice President, and GM, Security Products at VMware. He was speaking at VMWorld in San Francisco where he described the rationale for the company’s