Stories by Anthony Caruana

AISA 2017 - Dealing with the security skills shortage

At this year's AISA Annual Conference, a panel with Australia Post's CISO Kristin Lyons , Professor Jill Slay from the Australian Computer Society, Marco Figueroa the CISO from the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation, and Tracy Hughes from Q1 discussed the issue of the skills shortage facing the cybersecurity industry.

Anthony Caruana | 12 Oct | Read more

Zerto pushing true business resilience in global roadshow

Speaking at Melbourne’s leg of the global ZertoCON roadshow - along with a number of key partners including Pronto, NetApp, Macquarie Cloud Services and Zettagrid - Zerto’s president Paul Zeiter spoke to how the business is moving away from traditional disaster recovery or business continuity, to a greater focus on resilience.

Anthony Caruana | 08 Aug | Read more

AusCERT 2017 - The role of insurance in managing cyber risk

​You'd think, judging by much of the coverage you see in cybersecurity magazines and articles that we are in an ever-escalating arms race where the only course of action we have against threat actors is to get bigger, faster and more expensive technology. But that's like saying the only way to protect your home from burglars or a fire is alarm systems and bars on the windows.

Anthony Caruana | 14 Jun | Read more

AusCERT 2017 - Incident Response for the 21st Century Luddite

Anyone who has had a leadership role in IT knows that when discussions about disaster recovery and business continuity start, your work life is about to become either a lot more interesting or a lot more complex. The trouble is, when other business functions think about incidents that could impact business operations, they invariably draw their attention towards the technology they rely on.

Anthony Caruana | 13 Jun | Read more

Cybersecurity and the digital economy

A panel discussion at the recent Emerging Cyber Threats Summit, held in Sydney, looked at cybersecurity and the future of the digital economy. With more and more commerce and collaboration taking place digitally, there are great rewards but new risks that need to be considered.

Anthony Caruana | 13 Jun | Read more