The latest data breach report from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner shows that Australian businesses have not learned from the devastating impacts of breaches in other countries.
Jim Cook of Attivo Networks said credential theft had been identified as having major appeal to hackers and suggested that against this backdrop, organisations could not afford to be complacent about their security posture or assume traditional cyber-security measures would continue to answer.
“The threat posed by cyber-crime is rising and, as organisations continue to digitise, traditional perimeter-based cyber-security strategies will no longer be completely reliable or adequate,” he said. “Businesses need to have real-time monitoring and clear visibility into their operations so they can rapidly detect and neutralise security threats.
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