Many Australian organisations rely on a small security team to protect a comparatively large number of employees.
For better or worse, and out of necessity, they become a team of ‘cyber generalists’.
When you have a small, expensive, generalist security team, it is an inefficient use of their time to be chasing down ghosts and false positives. In the past, this has often meant calling in third-party resources for additional support. Deloitte estimates that third-parties pick up work in almost all cybersecurity operations. In 14 per cent of cases, organisations outsource over half of cybersecurity workloads, while up to 65 per cent of security chiefs outsource up to one-third of all work.
Read how to tip the balance in favour of the defenders in the Security Brief Australia article by Jim Cook, Attivo Networks A/NZ regional director. It is also published on IT Brief Australia (here) and CFOtech Australia (here).