The Australian government should adopt an adapted version of the US Government’s NIST Cybersecurity Framework as its guidance for businesses, the Australian Cyber Security Growth Centre (AustCyber) has advised in a policy paper published today.
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s favourite secure messaging app Wickr is among the 76 organisations and individuals that have signed an open letter today calling on his government to reject its plans to ‘undermine strong encryption’.
More than nine in ten Australians surveyed for Gemalto’s Data Security Confidence Index say organisations should be encrypting the data they hold, although fewer than one in 10 say they have a complete understanding of what encryption does.
The potential direct economic loss of cybersecurity incidents on Australian businesses is AU$29 billion per year, according to Microsoft.
Corporate Australia is in a bind of enveloped misconception, and it may be the lawyers who win the day.
Whitepapers about cyber
New strains of malware are constantly threatening businesses, creating angst for executives and security operation teams (SOCs). As cyber risks grow in volume and sophistication, the tools used to find and eradicate them have to get smarter and more scalable. This paper discusses the dynamic nature of advanced threats and the need for an advanced threat defense solution that offers a modern approach to cybersecurity, helping enterprises protect their intellectual property and the privacy of their employees.