by Jill T, on 02/06/2022 1:38:36 PM

After a lengthy traverse through the various stages of parliament, the final updates to the Security Legislation Amendment of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act (SLACIP) passed at the end of …

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Topics:Risk AssessmentComplianceGovernanceregulations

by Jill T, on 13/04/2022 4:57:04 PM

It's that time of year when the team over at Mimecast releases their much-anticipated State of Email Security report. Covering data that spans the entirety of 2021, the report surveyed 1400 …

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Topics:Risk AssessmentPhishingRansomwareReport Roundup

by Alex W, on 22/03/2022 9:55:37 AM

As security teams assess the key vulnerabilities of their IT infrastructures, growing attention is being placed on cyber supply chains. Attacks, such as the high-profile SolarWinds incident, occur when cybercriminals …

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Topics:Risk AssessmentComplianceEssential Eight

by Jill T, on 22/02/2022 2:30:27 PM

If you're not yet familiar with the ISO 27001 standard, it's an internationally recognised certification standard specifically focused on information security. Using the policies and procedures outlined in the standard …

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Topics:Risk AssessmentComplianceGovernance

by Jill T, on 17/01/2022 4:09:40 PM

Organisational risk covers a lot of bases within a business, from issues such as staff shortages and regulatory changes through to global pandemics and cyber threats. Knowing what to focus …

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Topics:Risk Assessmentrisk profileReport Roundup

by Security Centric, on 28/12/2021 11:17:00 AM

Earlier this month Security Centric's Sash Vasilevski provided expert opinion to the team at iTWire on the ins and outs of implementing zero trust as an outcome of the ongoing …

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Topics:Risk Assessment

by Jill T, on 02/02/2021 10:36:23 AM

As most companies come fully back into the office from the holiday period and Australia adjusts into a “COVID normal” routine, many organisations are in a place to plan strategy …

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Topics:FundamentalsRisk AssessmentPhishingCompliancePenetration TestSecure Remote WorkGovernance

by Jill T, on 05/11/2020 1:11:42 PM

By now we’re all aware that COVID-19 has changed the way we work. Organisations have had to adjust their ICT environments to accommodate the mandated work-from-home requirements, and these adjustments …

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Topics:Risk AssessmentPenetration TestCloud SecuritySecure Remote WorkGovernance

by Eddie, on 31/05/2019 11:30:00 AM

It seems that every other week, someone is touting a new solution to cyber security. They tell you that all we need to do is install our boldly coloured box …

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Topics:FundamentalsRisk Assessmentrisk profile

by Nat, on 11/04/2019 4:30:00 PM

Although cybersecurity insurance can appear attractive, it is important that businesses understand it cannot feasibly serve as a replacement for threat mitigation. The majority of cyber threats are avoided by …

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Topics:FundamentalsRisk Assessmentrisk profile

by Nigel, on 03/12/2018 12:56:00 PM

What Brush Turkeys Have Taught Me About Information Security It is that time of year again when a male brush turkey has made my backyard his home, tearing apart vegetation …

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Topics:InsiderRed TeamingRisk Assessment

by Security Centric, on 22/11/2018 8:11:09 PM

There is no one size fits all when it comes to cyber security – you cannot uncover your potential risks purely through comparison to another business. That’s where risk profiles …

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Topics:Risk Assessment

by Security Centric, on 17/10/2018 7:30:00 AM

Cyber security is a comprehensive multi-faceted approach to identifying, understanding, and then mitigating risks to information systems. In the past cyber security has largely been seen as a technology issue, …

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Topics:Risk Assessment

by Eddie, on 05/02/2016 1:59:00 PM

As organisations continue to adopt advancements in information technology and work towards an interconnected world, malicious attackers have not fallen short. The cyber threat landscape has never been more intense, …

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Topics:PentestingRed TeamingRisk Assessment
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