For anyone trying to make sense of why messaging companies like Facebook, Microsoft and Slack are investing heavily in bots, and what potential opportunities there might be for third parties, I've written this article for JumpStart Magazine.
I've tried to cover most of the basics, such as:
What bots are and what they can do
Why messaging companies are getting so excited by them
Why some people are claiming that bots might eventually replace apps
Where you can test drive the latest bots on some of the big chat platforms
How you can build your own bots and what opportunities might come with developing a bot...
I'm very proud to say that ISACA has awarded me the CISM Geographic Achievement Award for the Asia Region!
This particular award is presented for achieving the second highest exam score in Asia for the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) tests - and before you ask, yes, there were more than two people in Asia taking it!!!
I decided to take the exam as the ISACA certification is one of the best internationally-recognised standards focused on the management side of international information security practices - i.e. how to design, implement, oversee and evaluate a company's information security....