Global and local regulation is helping to concentrate boards’ attention on cyber security risks, according to industry experts. From today boards of APRA-regulated entities are ultimately responsible for ensuring that their organisation maintains its information security. The new prudential standard, CPS 234 Information Security, requires financial institutions clearly define the

Nick Savvides Chief Technology Officer, APJ at Symantec came across a new kind of attack on a call centres this year which managed to surprise the cyber security executive. Traditionally the bad guys would try to hold call centres to ransom by tying up all their phone lines so they

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Cybercriminals caused significant service disruptions around the world over this past year, using increasingly sophisticated methods to break through cyber defences. In 2018, Nick Savvides, chief technology officer at Symantec expects the trend to become more pronounced as cyber attackers adopt machine learning and artificial intelligence to launch more potent