Topic: Cybersecurity

Are you taking the necessary steps and measures to reduce your exposure to cyber crime?


Why SMEs are a juicy target for cyber criminals

Australian Governance Summit in March 2021, says the average cyber event costs $1-$2 million to fix and outlines what steps directors and boards can take to reduce their digital vulnerability. And how...

Five cyber-security questions for boards in 2020

How has the COVID-19 crisis changed the cyber-security landscape in Australia? A recent AICD webinar addressed this question, examining the new $1.67 billion Australian national cybersecurity strategy...

COVID-19 brings new cybersecurity threats

As risks increase with COVID-19, directors must ensure they're across cybersecurity issues and beware of false assurances, writes Alice Williams FAICD.

The board's role in cyber security assurance

Cyber security breaches are a clear and present threat, no matter how large or small an organisation. Cyber security system weakness, combined with human error, make it simple for cyber criminals to p...

Changes to Privacy Act will give individuals more power over personal data

Tougher Privacy Act penalties are ahead to ensure personal data stays personal, as part of a collaboration between the ACCC and OAIC, writes Annelies Moens.

Quick board response could save your organisation during a ransomware attack

In 2019, YMCA NSW was hit with a ransomware attack that encrypted its operating system. Instead of paying the ransom, board and management made a quick decision that helped the organisation take back ...

Is your board prepared for the risks in the Internet of Things?

While the internet of things (IoT) offers many opportunities for businesses, there are risks involved in connecting real world objects to smart devices. Is your organisation ready?

What boards can do in the event of a cyber breach

As cyber attacks become more frequent, it is crucial board are across cyber security and have measures in place to respond to breaches of information security when the time comes.

7 questions directors need to ask about cyber

In this digital age, cyber-security is an important area of risk for boards. But directors need to ask management the right questions in order to track exposure to risk in this area. Here Leon Fouche,...

Is your board up to speed on how data is used in your organisation?

Emma Lo Russo, CEO and co-founder of digital analytics company Digivizer, shares important questions all directors should know the answer to on data.
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