ISACA news stories
California's CCPA now enforced worldwide
“The expansive reach of the CCPA and scope of data it covers can make compliance feel daunting to many,” comments ISACA Privacy Group member David Bowden.
We’re still not ready for AI’s impact on employment
Australian individuals and companies “will need new skills and frameworks to be equipped to navigate the inevitable change ahead.”
Cybersecurity reporting will need to be a seamless business process in 2020
many organisations are consistently underreporting the number and nature of cyber attacks they are suffering.
ISACA: What the next decade holds for tech
Global research shows AI will shape the technology landscape of 2020s, but unintended consequences pose big risks.
Gender divide still exists within tech sector - ISACA report
Men and women in the global tech sector agree that women are under-represented, but they don’t always agree on why that is the case.
ISACA welcomes new global CTO and CLO
Technology association ISACA has welcomed two new executives to its leadership team as ‘the first of their kind’ at the organisation.
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.
Internet of Things
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.
Women in Technology
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."