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Improving and operationalising your incident-response plan

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 29-Jul-2016 09:30:00

Feeling a little bit like cyber attacks are too far out of your department’s control? It’s safe to say you’re probably not the only one. We all hope that cyber attacks only occur in some far-distant land, but unfortunately risks are set to increase. and no organisation can purport to be risk free.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Cyber Attack Mitigation, Incident-Response Plan

Taking the offence to foreign threats with cyber intelligence

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 10-Jun-2016 11:53:32


Since April, the Federal Government’s $230 million cybersecurity strategy has been on the minds of many agencies and businesses as they grapple with the threat of ‘foreign adversaries’.

Former CTO for the National Clandestine Service of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Roger Hockenberry, has recently been touring Australia to discuss the importance of cyber intelligence in an effort to keep Australia’s companies protected from cyber crime intrusions.

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Topics: Cyber Security, cyber attacks, cyber crime intrusions, cybercrime, cyber intelligence

Adopting a risk-based approach to cybersecurity

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 24-Mar-2016 15:42:16

It’s becoming more and more apparent that both business and government are getting serious about data security and protection as cyber attacks and information leaks become more common.

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) recently released the 2016 Global State of Information Security Survey, and one of the key takeaways shows that an astonishing 91% of organisations have adopted a risk-based framework or frameworks. But what exactly are these frameworks and are they appropriate for government as well as business?

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Topics: Cyber Security, Cybersecurity collaboration, Risk-based approach to cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Compliance

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