As cloud technology, data analytics and cyber-security increasingly dominate the ICT agenda, old school CIOs need to find new ways to add value to the organisations they serve.
GUEST OPINION by Wayson Vannatta, Chief Information Officer at WatchGuard Technologies:Infrastructure, intellectual property and IT security…just a decade ago, the CIO’s role as curator and custodian of the backroom cost centre that was ICT was well defined. So was their place at the top table, where their expertise in what was then an esoteric area of operations went largely unchallenged.
The IT industry in Australia is strong, and despite the economic downturn that COVID-19 has unleashed upon the world, IT is the glue that has kept a lot of businesses in business, defeating cybercriminals, keeping us connected and so much more, so what did local IT industry leaders say about Australia's 2020-21 Budget?
GUEST OPINION by Mark Sinclair
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) has been an effective security technique for years, yet many small and mid-sized Australian organisations are still reluctant to undertake a deployment.