CyberSecurity McCarthyism

The US government is lashing out at Kaspersky Lab over concerns the cybersecurity company would willingly collaborate with foreign government entities that would pose a serious threat to the US. The case begs key questions on building trust in cybersecurity companies, enabling an effective global collaboration and fostering further local innovation. Continue reading “CyberSecurity McCarthyism”

CyRise, a bridge to Australian Cyber Security world success & a view on citizens’ cyber security


CyRise ran a launch session event in Brisbane last night. I found great interest in the project. CyRise is a fantastic initiative designed to launch new Australian Cyber Security startups. Continue reading “CyRise, a bridge to Australian Cyber Security world success & a view on citizens’ cyber security”

Australia’s war on encryption: Idiocy or Miscommunication?

King Idiot?

Australia would be the “King Idiot” of the internet according to ZDNet and other reports such as boingboing. The honorific title would be reportedly deserved, because the Australian Prime Minister, Mr Turnbull, has made a controversial statement on the laws of mathematics in a context referring to encrypted communications used for evil. Continue reading “Australia’s war on encryption: Idiocy or Miscommunication?”

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity & Cyber Security

Emmanuel Macron has recently been elected as the new French president. He led a very astute political campaign, building and leading a new movement called “En Marche!” (Forward!) and he made it to the top. He is young. He embraces social media. His campaign team was very cyber-savvy and that served him well, because his campaign also made headlines on cyber security matters. Continue reading “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity & Cyber Security”

From Privacy Weakness to Business Strength

How to turn a business’ privacy weakness into a business strength?

Business is lost over privacy concerns, because we distrust most organisations in handling our personal information according to the latest OAIC privacy survey (ACAPS 2017). I believe in the opportunity to further grow online business through better privacy  management with further privacy focus, transparency and giving easy control to online customers on their personal data.
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French Election Campaign Smart Cybersecurity

The French presidential election is over. Emmanuel Macron has won and will become France’s new president. A lot will be discussed about his victory in the upcoming weeks and throughout the upcoming French legislative elections (next month in June) that will result in a new French National Assembly and a new French prime minister. Until then, Macron has certainly successfully fought a tough political battle and his campaign team has also fought a tough cybersecurity battle during the elections. Continue reading “French Election Campaign Smart Cybersecurity”