The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has launched a survey to measure cyber resilience in Australia’s corporate and financial markets.

Ninety per cent of Australian organisations are planning to align their security programs to the Essential Eight, highlighting its momentum as fast becoming a de facto standard inclusion for cybersecurity strategies across the country. That’s according to a survey conducted at last month’s AusCERT security conference by BeyondTrust.

AYR is extending the reach of its flagship IDP platform, SingularityAI, across Australia, New Zealand (ANZ) and Southeast Asia in partnership with Australian AI Automation consulting firm CiGen.

Having worked with a lot of business leaders, I have noticed that whether they have started or they are knee-deep in their digital transformation (DX) journey, a few questions are always on their minds.

Ransomware has existed for decades, yet the threat of falling victim to an attack today is greater than ever. While 2021 saw an explosion in the volume, 2022 was marked by accelerated frequency. Case in point: In the first half of 2022, FortiGuard Labs observed the introduction of 10,666 new ransomware variants, double the number seen in the previous six months.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is well and truly here, and it is transforming businesses daily. AI has a wide range of uses in businesses, and one scenario that is not discussed enough is how AI can assist with inbound email communications. 

Microsoft 365 Copilot inherits all of Microsoft’s cloud security controls, but these were not designed for new AI capabilities. Security and risk management leaders must implement verifiable controls for AI data protection, privacy, and filtering of large language model content inputs and outputs.

The City of Whitehorse and City of Monash in Melbourne are two latest additions to the rollout of Kapish Content Manager Cloud across Australia.

New research conducted  by Traceable AI has found that while API security remains a top cybersecurity concern this year, there is still an alarming lack of implementation for most companies. The first annual study also revealed that companies are struggling with unchecked API sprawl, lack of clarity on who owns API security, and do not baseline behavior as part of their security capabilities.

Over the past few months, generative AI has taken the technology world by storm. As per CB Insights, 2022 was a record year for investment in generative AI start-ups, with equity funding topping $US2.6 billion across 110 deals. Whether it is content creation with, image creation with Midjourney, or text processing with Azure OpenAI services, there is a generative AI foundation model to boost various aspects of your business.