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Welcome to Hybrid Horizons

Welcome to 'Hybrid Horizons', where business strategy and technology converge. Hosted by David Kelleher, this podcast explores the dynamic intersection of business strategy and cutting-edge technology.

In each episode, David will dive deep into conversations with industry leaders, c-suite, and experts who are shaping the future of business in Malta and abroad.

Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur, a tech enthusiast, or simply curious about the future of business, 'Hybrid Horizons' will try to make sense of an ever-changing digital landscape.

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Episode #03 | Quantum Cybersecurity

Join us in the third episode of Hybrid Horizons as we delve into the enigmatic world of quantum science. Discover how quantum mechanics is changing our understanding of cybersecurity and encryption. With special guest Professor André Xuereb, we explore the impact of quantum on cybersecurity, the two predominant approaches and the PRISM project, a quantum network infrastructure. Not to be missed!

Episode #02 | The State of Security 2023

In this episode of Hybrid Horizons, our host David Kelleher is joined by Nikola Begovic, a Security Specialist at Microsoft, to explore the evolving landscape of cybersecurity. Nikola shares his expertise on closing the talent gap, the importance of widespread cybersecurity awareness, and the role of simulation training in enhancing organizational preparedness. He also provides practical advice for businesses looking to strengthen their digital defences. Tune in for a thought-provoking conversation. Stay safe, stay secure.

Episode #01 | Cybersecurity Awareness

In this episode, our guest Ivan Galea, Product Manager at BMIT, emphasizes the critical importance of cybersecurity awareness in today's ever-changing threat landscape. Ivan discusses the evolution of cyber threats, from DDoS attacks to phishing and ransomware, and highlights emerging risks associated with artificial intelligence.

Ivan emphasizes the need for organizations to shift their perspective, viewing cybersecurity as an organizational challenge rather than just an IT issue. Ivan shares insights on assessing employee cybersecurity readiness and tailoring training programs to specific needs, emphasizing the importance of keeping awareness campaigns engaging and up-to-date. Finally, Ivan introduces the BMIT Security Awareness Program, offering a comprehensive solution to assess, educate, and enhance security awareness within organizations.