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Tax incentives could work against cyber threats, says Andy Penn – republished by DMG Social

Business leaders and cyber security experts have united in a call for new mechanisms, including a centralised pool of cyber talent and tax incentives to move data to the cloud, to tackle the “profound” level of malicious threats being faced daily and costing upwards of $33 billion a year collectively. “It’s unrealistic to keep increasing security budgets and hiring security people – this is not sustainable,” Mark Sayer, Accenture’s cyber defence lead, says. “We need …

There’s no code of ethics to govern digital forensics – and we need one – By John J SLoan

Let me begin with a disclaimer: I am neither a digital forensics practitioner nor do I play one on television. I am, however, a professor in, and former chair of, an academic department at a research university that houses a graduate program in computer (digital) forensics I helped design. In 2011, I cofounded a computer forensics research center at my university. Finally, for more than 10 years, I have taught undergraduate and graduate courses on professional ethics for criminal …

Microsoft Sharepoint and Microsoft Exchange – Security Vulnerabilities – Patch updates available

Alert status – HIGH Background /What has happened? Microsoft released multiple security updates to a range of products in its 12 October 2021 patch release. The ACSC recommends that all vulnerabilities identified in the release should be mitigated as outlined in the ACSC’s Assessing Security Vulnerabilities and Applying Patches. The vulnerabilities identified affect a wide range of Microsoft Office versions and other applications which handle Microsoft Office files. The ACSC wishes to draw particular attention to the following …

Why your organisation’s perimeter cybersecurity model is outdated

The case for identity and access management, according to Thales’ Rana Gupta. Australian organisations continue to increase spending on cyber security, yet serious security breaches continue. Part of the problem is the perimeter security model, argues Rana Gupta, Vice President, APAC, Authentication & Encryption for Thales’ Cloud Licencing & Protection division. Gupta speaks about the issue in a two-part podcast mini-series about zero-trust security (listen to episode 1 below), in which he suggests that a …

State and Federal governments to unlock $62B ‘digital dividend’ by embracing software as a service (SaaS): research

State and Federal governments to unlock $62B ‘digital dividend’ by embracing software as a service (SaaS): research   Australia’s Federal and State government sector could unlock a $62 billion ‘digital dividend’ by replacing old technology with cloud-based Software as a Service system (SaaS), according to a landmark economic analysis from IBRS and Insight Economics. That figure, equivalent to almost an entire year’s worth of Goods & Services Tax revenue*, is the expert economists’ prediction of …