Michael Sutton is the CISO of ZScaler. He has forged a long career working in information security and has seen many changes over the years. We spoke to him at AusCERT 2016 about his career, the changing role of the CISO and what he’s seeing in the world of infosec.
Anthony Caruana |
27 May |
A marathon hack event held over a June weekend in Melbourne attracted more than 50 developers and designers, and a dozen subject matter and technical experts to ‘hack for humanity’. They volunteered their time to create open source solutions for communities impacted by natural disasters and climate change. These prototypes are available to assist in disaster relief planning, emergency management and community recovery.
Jane Treadwell |
14 Jul |
C-level executives are more aware than ever about threats to information security.
James Hutchinson |
19 Jan |
To use Cloud computing securely requires companies to know where their data is stored and who has access to
it. Ironically, the reason Cloud is so popular is because organisations don't want to worry about these details.
So can the issue be solved by adhering to standards? Increasing legislation? Maybe we need a global technical
disaster to ‘sober up’ an industry drunk on the power of Moore's Law.
CSO staff |
14 Jun |
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The ability to integrate data from disparate sources in order to analyse and make sense of it is not only key to doing business today; it’s the difference between a company’s success and failure.
Tim Macdermid |
30 May |
Today, an array of ‘Security Innovation’ is happening. There has never been a time where there is more security innovation, and more security spend, as companies and corporations face greater chances of being cyber attacked. There is a new world we must secure - devices, apps (traditional and cloud native) and the cloud (managed, private and public).
Nathan Lowe |
18 May |
The idea of punishing someone for getting Malware is abhorrent to myself. But if you are a CISO, then you have mobilise your team and address the issue.
David Gee |
31 Mar |
A Virtual Data Centre (VDC) is a collection of cloud infrastructure which provides a wide range of benefits integrated into the heart of your IT infrastructure. With these benefits come various security and compliance implications. However, if configured correctly, a VDC can actually improve an organisations physical and logical security levels in the following ways
Gerardo Altman |
19 May |
If it seems there are more cyber-security breaches in the news recently, there’s a reason. The volume of breaches grew at an alarming 48 percent in 2014, according to a recent global study by PwC. The study also found that total financial losses from security breaches increased 34 percent during 2013. One of the most staggering findings was that the number of organisations reporting financial losses over $20 million as the result of a cyber-attack grew by 92 percent over the previous year.
Paul Lipman |
28 Apr |
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