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3 reasons cybercriminals ‘strategically’ target companies: report

Cybercriminals continue to ‘follow the money’ as they refine and target attacks against businesses for greater financial return, with extortion attempts likely on the rise, according to a new global report by Trend Micro.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 18 09:43

Sharing the stories of the CIO50: #16 Sam Charmand, Qantas Loyalty

​Sam Charmand, the CIO of Qantas Loyalty, has learned the value of going after innovation – and has seen first-hand how the development of technology (including personalisation) has the power to dramatically change a business.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 18 09:23

Sharing the stories of the CIO50: #17 Hilda Clune, PwC

To survive and thrive you need to think like a digital market leader, according to PwC CIO Hilda Clune, who shares her lessons learned as a modern day CIO tasked with delivering change.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien20 Feb. 18 10:08

Companies in ‘slow lane’ when advancing in data, analytics: Gartner

The lion's share of global companies - 91 per cent - haven’t reached a “transformational” level of maturity in data and analytics, despite this being a number one investment priority for CIOs, according to a worldwide Gartner survey.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien07 Feb. 18 09:46

Exclusive: Jose Perez named Ingham's new CIO

Ingham's Group general manager of IT, Jose Perez, has been promoted to the role of CIO, replacing Richard McPartlin who said he officially “pulled the pin at the end of last year” and had his official last day yesterday.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien01 Feb. 18 09:25

Aussie startup scene ‘spaghetti-on-the-wall’: SBE chair Topaz Conway

Calling the current state of the Australian startup and innovation scene the ‘flavour of the month,” veteran entrepreneur, director and angel investor, Topaz Conway, said business people - particularly women - need to be wary of the ‘fly-by-night’ atmosphere.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien31 Jan. 18 11:00

Asylum seekers invited by OAIC to speak out about data breach

Close to 10,000 asylum seekers affected by a data breach of personal information four years ago by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection are invited to provide evidence of loss or damage to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).

Written by Jennifer O'Brien25 Jan. 18 10:55

2017: The year that was

No doubt, 2017 was a year of transformation and continual change in the CIO sector. From job changes and perpetual maneuvering to ongoing stories of innovation and digital transformation, technology chiefs are influencing rapid change across their organisations.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien20 Dec. 17 11:01