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Addressing cybersecurity transparency for stronger protection
Security firm Aleron says that cybersecurity management is a complex problem and transparency can result in even more ambiguity.
Moving to cloud? Focus concerns on operational risk, rather than cybersecurity
Businesses should worry less about security and start addressing operational risk when it comes to moving to cloud, according to Palo Alto Networks.
How to scrutinise business partners' security - especially if they're financial firms
Smaller organisations looking to work with Australian financial institutions need to ensure they have the right security measures in place."
Police & NZ Cricket among winners at annual RiskNZ awards
New Zealand Cricket introduced a number of ideas to strengthen its risk management, including tying a risk register to its strategic plan.
Bank Negara Malaysia & AFI take focused look at financial risk in cybersecurity
August kicked off with a hard look at Malaysia’s cybersecurity strategy, thanks to a policy forum around security and financial inclusion.
Kroll takes on Hong Kong market with new APAC cybersecurity lead
"The addition of Paul to our team of cyber professionals further reinforces our commitment to the global expansion of our Cyber Security practice."
Isolation no excuse: NZ must change its risk management approach to survive the future
“What works best are collaborative approaches across supply chains, businesses and public-private partnership. NZ seems to have a long way to go."
Palo Alto Networks: Australia is resilient but overconfident about cybersecurity abilities
36% of respondents lost at least $130,000 in data breaches in 2015-2016, and 40% have lost money in the last year alone.
Seven key areas for your cybersecurity investments
As cyberattacks continue to proliferate prioritising where to focus resources to adequately protect your company is a challenge.
A look at the Fortinet-CIS collaboration & how it will change cyber risk management in A/NZ
Fortinet and Australian Insurtech company Cyber Indemnity Solutions (CIS) are collaborating on a security assessment program.
Interview: Uptime Institute on decreasing the risk of data center incidents
Data center infrastructures are the basis for conducting business and have become the single largest capital asset owned by most corporations.
Christchurch cloud software provider announces integration with Perth startup
Vault Intelligence adds early intervention mental health monitoring and hazard perception training products to its risk and safety management suite.
Why smart contracts on the blockchain aren’t viable for businesses yet - Gartner
Smart contracts within blockchain platforms have a lot to offer, but the immaturity of the technology makes them a potential vulnerability for now.
Six essential steps to a successful cybersecurity program
Firms are at a disadvantage in the fight against cybercriminals but building a mature cybersecurity program can help overcome those problems.
What to tell the board about the blockchain – Gartner
How to tell the board about a technology that could disrupt business models, remove institutional arbiters, and reprogramme the economy.
What digital transformation means for risk management – Gartner
When everything is digital, how do project managers handle risk in an interdependent environment?
Introducing the dawn of a radical approach to cyber risk management
It’s time to think inside the box. Threat prevention offers the lowest risk, lowest cost and limited liability, according to experts.
Fraud, cyber risk are top compliance challenges facing financial execs today
“Technology-adoption inertia is the greatest risk to the compliance department’s future effectiveness as a strategic advisor and risk manager."
Willis Towers Watson says the biggest cyber risks right now are your employees
Businesses should focus more on employees and company culture as they manage their cyber risks before they get too bogged down in the technology.
NZ directors believe cyber risk tops the threat list for 2017
“It is worth noting that cyber risk is absent for nearly one-third of organisations in New Zealand."
ISACA provides cyber governance roadmap for enterprise security
ISACA has given professionals and enterprises a roadmap and direction for the areas of cyber governance, with the launch of its new audit program.
Understanding why Risk Intelligence is a true game changer for MSPs
With an increasingly regulated and hostile Internet, MSPs are forced to move at the pace dictated by cybercriminals - Risk Intelligence can help.
Risk aversion might be the safer path - but it comes with a hefty cost
Organisations that are too risk-averse might be stalling their own growth, or at least that's what new research by Marketforce has found.
It's crunch time: NZ faces 'critical point' in data governance
"We need to think very carefully how we’re going to govern multiple information flows. We have no choice but to face challenges and provide control."