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What’s keeping Australian CISOs up at night?

It’s a wonder CISOs sleep a wink. If they’re not working to protect their organisation from malware, phishing or email breaches they might be monitoring unauthorised downloads of information, guarding against system violations, safe guarding patch management and securing browsers. There are employees to train, skilled specialists to hire and executive leadership to brief. Chief […]

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CISOs: A precarious life in an in-demand profession

‘Information security’ is the current buzzword amongst business. According to Lynwen Connick, former Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet Assistant Secretary for Information Sharing and Intelligence, and now the ANZ Bank Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), the real impact of cybercrime to Australia could be worth around $17 billion annually. Tech giant Google’s recruitment drive […]

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What positions are in greatest demand in executive search in Australia at this time?

60 second reads: A series of quick insights from Morgan Young’s Managing Partners (Question from a recent industry forum at which James Young, Managing Partner spoke) Digital innovation has extended well beyond the realm of ‘technology’ and is becoming pivotal in nearly all industries. From my Morgan Young’s perspective, it’s positions in Advanced Analytics, Decisions […]

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Global citizens are more desirable and thus more hireable. How does one become a global citizen?

60 second reads: A series of quick insights from Morgan Young’s Managing Partners (Question from a recent industry forum at which James Young, Managing Partner spoke) Move! Be open to an overseas move. Go overseas for a few years. Move again. If you are working within a multi-national, then overseas moves are an important part […]

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Have you seen a clear evolution in the trend with regards to the skills demanded by your clients and how would you describe this? What skills are required moving forward, especially for the C-suite?

60 second reads: A series of quick insights from Morgan Young’s Managing Partners (Question from a recent industry forum at which James Young, Managing Partner spoke) On one side, the sheer pace of change has created a skills gap, which is stopping many organisations from moving more quickly and responding to disruption in the B2C […]

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