08
Oct 19

Will new taskforce put the lock on university data?

Following a year of prolific cyber attacks on Australian Universities, a new federal government taskforce will address resilience against foreign interference.  Containing equal representation from universities and government agencies, the University Foreign Interference Taskforce will have a core focus on ensuring universities are “resilient to unauthorised access, manipulation, disruption or damage”. The cyber security working … Continue reading Will new taskforce put the lock on university data?

15
Oct 18

Trending News: Cyber Insurance

Author:Ash Natesh

Insurers say cyber insurance underwriting is profitable for now By PwC Insurance Journal Carriers say that cyber insurance is quite profitable for them at the moment, and a majority are also using reinsurance to manage their exposures, PwC found in a global survey of specialist writers. The consulting firm’s survey found that 80 percent of … Continue reading Trending News: Cyber Insurance

02
Dec 15

Auditing Dynamic Risks – What is the Best Approach?

The role of the Audit Executive in financial services is not an easy one. The days of auditing relatively straightforward “core” risks are long gone. Traditional financial audits, regulatory compliance audits and common operational audits, where methodologies and audit plans are clear and established, simply do not apply to today’s era where risks are extremely … Continue reading Auditing Dynamic Risks – What is the Best Approach?

20
Jul 15

Defeating Cyber Security Threats Before They Arrive

There is literally daily evidence that as defenders, we are losing the fight against those that attack our cyber security. It is a concerning picture within the realm of software alone. Consider also potential hardware-based threats stemming from sources such as ICT supply chain insecurity and the picture is dire.  It is recognised by many … Continue reading Defeating Cyber Security Threats Before They Arrive

24
Jun 15

Haven’t Carried Out a Cyber Resilience ‘Health Check’? You Could be in Breach of Regulations

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) released a report called ‘Cyber Resilience: Health Check’ in March of this year, outlining a number of approaches that can be taken to improve cyber resilience. If you are an entity regulated by ASIC, you actually have legal and compliance obligations requiring you to review and update your … Continue reading Haven’t Carried Out a Cyber Resilience ‘Health Check’? You Could be in Breach of Regulations

12
May 15

5 Biggest Cyber Attacks of 2014 – Are you Protected?

Cyber attacks on Australian businesses rose by 20% in 2014 according to a recent report. Six in ten companies in Australia say they have suffered multiple system crashes lasting up to six hours with cyber attacks costing the country’s large enterprises an estimated $8.3 million a year. Are you prepared if a major cyber breach … Continue reading 5 Biggest Cyber Attacks of 2014 – Are you Protected?