Interesting to see big PE firms move on cyber security. I think this plus privacy and data protection are gonna be huge.
Why they’re betting a ‘human firewall’ is going to be a must have going forward.
— Read on fortune.com/2019/04/15/kkr-vini-letteri-private-equity-cybersecurity/
Lots to unpack here – A16Z calling it as they see it for 2019 in the security world.
Some interesting ones in there.
Notes on Security in 2019 – Andreessen Horowitz
And it begins…
Signal >> Blog >> Setback in the outback
— Read on signal.org/blog/setback-in-the-outback/
Sad state of affairs down under in tech land these days.
This one seems pretty damaging – not a body blow but isn’t good sign.
Now this: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-06/australia-moves-toward-passing-law-targeting-whatsapp-signal
But the fundamental fact remains that the powers being sought by law enforcement are ill-informed, badly drafted and a gross overreach,” Digital Rights Watch said in a statement. “This bill is still deeply flawed, and has the likely impact of weakening Australia’s overall cyber-security, lowering confidence in e-commerce, reducing standards of safety for data storage and reducing civil right protections.”
RMIT University’s Gregory said the effect of the laws would likely spread beyond terrorist or criminal activities and into private-sector investigations.
“It’s too rushed, too broad, not well-defined and ultimately will be misused,” he added. “People will also be able to use this not just for criminal law matters but also corporation law matters.”
Feels pretty dangerous and I wouldn’t want to be working in security down under.
Maybe this will all blow over but to me it doesn’t bode well for the Australian tech scene.
2017 has seen a massive turmoil of cybersecurity breaches impacting both the business and consumers. Be it WannaCry, Petya or Equifax, the rate of security breaches is rising in parallel to innovation. Talking about India, companies like Zomato, Reliance Jio, Indigo Airlines (Twitter Hack)
— Read on blog.appknox.com/what-are-you-risking-for-the-sake-of-getting-your-salary-early/
Awesome to see this land in Singapore.
Singapore – CyLon