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Public Cloud ☁️ - Australia and New Zealand Regulatory Landscapes

More than ever, financial institutions in Australia and New Zealand are moving toward public cloud computing as a way to benefit from easy to use, flexible, cost effective and reliable infrastructures and services. Despite its substantial benefits, cloud computing also creates a complex new environment for financial institutions to navigate. Regulators in Australia and New Zealand are evolving their requirements and guidelines. It results in a growing expectation that financial institutions have a robust governance over their outsourcing process and ensure a high level of oversight of their cloud service providers. This article discusses the regulatory requirements around usage of Cloud Services in Australia and New Zealand and how to satisfy them. Read More…

Happy New Year 2019! 🎉

The New Year is here! Look ahead, embark on the road to success. May you have a great journey to your destination! Happy 2019. Read More…

APRA CPS 234: Are you ready?

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) just published the final version of the Prudential Standard CPS 234 (Information Security), that will be enforceable by 1 July 2019. Have you accessed your readiness? This article reviews the main expectations from the regulator and provides some guidance on how to ensure timely compliance.
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Security 101 – Why is it not safe to share sensitive information by email?

You are regularly being reminded by your security team that sharing sensitive information by email is not safe. But why? Well, good question. Here are some answers Read More…

Understanding Meltdown and Spectre

As an executive or senior manager, what should I know and what should my company be doing about Meltdown and Spectre?
If you are not an IT Security specialist and you have been trying to understand what all the fuss is about - you are probably struggling to find articles that are not overly technical or too generic. Hopefully, this one will be answer your questions.
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