Stories by Robin Block
StatusToday’s Ankur Modi on what drove him to build a business
Ankur Modi left a prestigious job at Microsoft to found StatusToday, a cybersecurity company that has pushed Modi into Forbes' 30 under 30 in tech.
Interview: The motivation behind building a cybersecurity business
Robin Block interviewed CybSafe founder Oz Alashe to determine his motives, the challenges involved and what the future holds.
Interview: Randtronics' take on encryption - and why quantum computing is not a threat
Aussie CEO Bob Adhar's Randtronics set to lead global encryption tech, readying for a quantum future.
Global attitude & aptitude: Dtex brings behavioural intelligence back to APAC
Dtex’s Mohan Koo on the importance of looking beyond firewalls, and the opportunities and challenges in Australia.
Interview: Darktrace's APAC expansion, AI-led cybersecurity and the secret of success
Darktrace’s Sanjay Aurora on developments in AI-led cybersecurity, threat detection and the company’s expansion in APAC.
Interview: BT on securing cooperation between government and industry
Rajiv Shah, former BAE Systems executive, is appointed as Director of Government Cybersecurity for BT in Australia.
Interview: Why 'the ExtraHop moment' is creating revelations in network visibility
ExtraHop's Carl Gough drives tech growth in A-NZ, offering unmatched cybersecurity analytics & visibility.
Interview: Aura Information Security explores Cybersecurity-as-a-Service
Aura's Michael Warnock pushes for a strategic cybersecurity shift in Aus firms.
Interview: Understanding the bleeding edge to do business at the cutting edge
Tech strategist Cousins discusses how understanding the edge informs cutting-edge business.
Interview: The Australian firm moving beyond cybersecurity's 'silver bullet' myth
Aussie CEO Debunks Cybersecurity Myths for Safer Digital Future.
Interview: Haventec explains security through decentralisation
Haventec CEO talks cyber tech, offering a novel secure data strategy.
Interview: Hivint's cofounder on Security Colony & the power of the hive approach
Nick Ellsmore, co-founder of Hivint and Security Colony, talks about the importance of collective security in tackling cyber threats.
Interview: RSA on hoping for the best — and preparing for the worst
RSA’s Rui Ataide and Chris Thomas on the importance of breach preparation and a collaborative cybersecurity ecosystem.
Interview: Okta on identity management & single source cloud control
Okta VP Pearson transforms Aus identity management, eyes legacy.
Interview: Quintessence Labs' take on quantum physics and cybersecurity
Vikram Sharma's QLabs redefines cybersecurity via quantum tech leap.
Interview: How to grow a cybersecurity firm from the ground up
Paterson shares keys to scaling a global cybersecurity firm from scratch.
Interview: AustCyber's leading role in the Australian security space
Craig Davies, head of AustCyber, discusses goals and challenges of growing Australian cyber security industry.
Interview: The Aussie security firm fighting cyber deception from the inside out
Penten’s Matthew Wilson speaks about advances in cyber deception and the growing importance of protecting information from hacks.