Category: Blog

ALC’s Cyber Scholarship Program – A Community Support Initiative

  • Published on March 16, 2020
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ALC is dedicated to supporting and advancing the Cyber Security Profession with industry leading certification training. ALC – Australia’s #1 Training Provider for Cyber Security. ALC shows its support for advancing cyber security training in Perth with a university that has an increasingly strong presence in cyber security. In 2018, in partnership with Edith Cowan […]

ASD scraps Cloud Security Certification Program – Now What?

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The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) announced this week that the Cloud Security Certification Programme (CSCP) is being scrapped, and references to both the CSCP and Certified Cloud Provider List (CCPL) are being removed from the Information Security Manual (ISM) and other publications. So, what does this mean for government agencies, businesses and individuals who rely […]

Cybersecurity in your pocket: The essentials of mobile malware

  • Published on February 16, 2020
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With many businesses allowing employees to use mobile devices or work, how can they protect their information from cybersecurity threats?

Where to Start with Digital Transformation?

  • Published on December 2, 2019
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Digital Transformation is the ability of an organisation to remain competitive.  By using new technologies more effectively than their competitors, this leads to greater market share, lower price points, improved product and/or service quality and constant innovation for clients.  But where do you start? This article is designed for medium to large organisations that want […]

What is the Office 365 Security & Compliance Centre?

  • Published on March 26, 2019
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Believe it or not, Office 365 now contains 27 separate apps that are provided by Microsoft.   Many of these apps are provided with advanced security features.  Clearly managing these security features within each admin tool is a complex and onerous task.  So Microsoft have moved as much security as possible into the Office 365 Security […]

What is a Value Stream?

  • Published on March 18, 2019
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It may not be obvious, by the concept of a value stream is one of the most important concepts in a digital transformation.  Why?   Because once you understand a value stream, you start to truly understand your business and you’re on a clear path to improving customer experience.  Exceptional customer experience is your key business differentiator […]

Governments Could Fall If Digital Transformation is not Successful

  • Published on March 8, 2019
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There are a number of examples in history, of how governments have fallen.  Either through the ballot box, through a coup d’etat or via a civil or military war.  But have you ever stopped to think that a lack of progress in a digital transformation, could be a fourth reason? Let me back up a […]

What is Microsoft Azure and why should I use it?

  • Published on March 1, 2019
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Microsoft is one of the world leaders when it comes to cloud computing services.  In the last comparison of revenue streams from the cloud giants, back in Feb 2018, it seems that Microsoft was just ahead in front of AWS. Want to learn more about Azure?  Well, there are options.  There is a great free […]

Why Governments will be Disrupted?

  • Published on February 11, 2019
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Digital transformation is the process of cultural,  technological and thought leadership innovation, that is required to ensure businesses remain competitive, relevant and able to survive.  Let’s break that down and explain what I mean. Click on the image below to see ALC’s range of courses that can help with your digital transformation journey: Cultural Innovation This means […]

Online Voting – Why are we so afraid?

Online Voting
  • Published on October 12, 2018
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We live and breathe in a world that is a bizarre dichotomy. On one hand, we want anonymity and privacy, on the other, many people pump full details of their private lives into social media and online services, happily enrolling personal questions such as mother’s maiden name, favourite colour, first pet, streets names, and so […]