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New digital world causing concern for IT auditor recruitment
Nearly 2/3s of organisations say the tech skills gap is already impacting IT audits. A new study identifies the top five skills auditors seek.
Adopt a cyber attacker’s point of view to protect data
The ISACA and SecurityScorecard paper provides 11 key questions to ask to implement continuous assurance related to threat understanding.
Cyberthreats shifting with ransomware attacks down - research
Ransomware attacks are significantly declining, and active defences strategies are highly effective but underutilised, according to ISACA.
Smart cities changing the world - and the cyber risks that go with them
71% of respondents believe the energy sector is most susceptible to attacks, as well as communications, and financial services.
Singapore organizations caught in 'patching paradox'
Singapore organizations say they don’t have the resources to keep up with the volume of patches required to remediate software flaws.
Work in cybersecurity? 59% of organisations have unfilled security positions
If you’re not qualified in cybersecurity then research suggests that you should be as it’s certainly a ‘buyers’ market’ with a yawning skills gap.
A/NZ businesses still consider IoT & public cloud too risky
“The resounding message from our research is clear: senior leadership needs to invest in increasing its digital fluency.”
Study reveals boardroom to be chink in cybersecurity armour
Leadership and board of director teams are proving to be the weak link in cybersecurity for organisations, according to new research from ISACA.
ISACA to lead cybersecurity training program in Malaysia
Malaysia’s Digital Economic Corporation (MDEC) will be working with global technology association ISACA to roll out security training programs.
CSA Singapore & ISACA team to help cybersecurity 'ride the digital wave'
“There is a strong demand for cyber security professionals; we need to grow our cyber security ecosystem in order to ride the digital wave."
ISACA warns GDPR compliance clock is counting down fast
ISACA urges firms to get on top of GDPR compliance; and also leads an initiative for women in technology.
Two of ISACA's top cybersecurity courses are now available on-demand
ISACA has made two of its top training certifications available as on-demand, self-paced review courses.
Survey identifies 5 biggest barriers for women in tech – inequality remains
Wage inequality, workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main obstacles women working in tech face today.
ISACA results show security skills shortage dire, but Asia fares well
ISACA has put the global cybersecurity skills shortage under the microscope and shown that there’s still a large gap between jobs & candidates.
2017 forecast: IoT devices to continue their steady surge in AU
While the growth of IoT devices is predicted to continue its dramatic growth in AU in 2017, there are still concerns around its security.
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.
SecurityBrief Asia revisits 2016's year on the wild, wild web
New threats, new malware, new attacks, new chaos and new ways to fight back: A look back at Asia cybersecurity in 2016.
ISACA addresses the need for cyber security in Singapore
“Addressing cyber security threats go beyond deep cyber security competencies."
Perfect storm ahead: Cybersecurity skills gap becoming a 'chasm'
"The number and cost of a breach are on the rise, but so too are the number of cybersecurity job openings and length of time it takes to fill them."
It's a global sausage fest - ISACA addresses lack of women in IT
“The empowerment of women within the global technology workforce is critical to sustaining, growing and advancing our profession."
Information and operational tech must be converged now, study says
Information technology and operational technology need to converge to improve information security for the future, an ISACA and ISA joint study finds.
New study shows CISOs not confident in their ability to protect
Cybersecurity professionals aren't confident in the ability of their teams to protect organisations beyond basic incidents according to a new report.
Managed security services: The answer to growing cyber threats?
"Staying ahead of the curve when it comes to protecting a business against breaches is becoming a difficult task."
Lagging mobile device and third party security leaving doors open for APTs
Organisations are continuing to leave the doors open to advanced persistent threat attacks, with mobile device security and user education lagging.