The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) publishes periodic statistical information about notifications received under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme to assist entities and the public to understand the operation of the scheme. This report captures notifications made under the NDB scheme for the period from 1 July 2019 to 31 December 2019.
Jim Cook, ANZ Regional Director, Attivo Networks
“The report identities credential theft as of major appeal to today’s hackers and suggests that against this backdrop, organisations can ill afford to be complacent about their security posture or assume traditional cyber-security measures will 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.
“Businesses need to have real-time monitoring and clear visibility into their operations so they can rapidly detect and neutralise security threats. As a result, they may now need to focus on how they manage their security challenges head-on by making every network element part of a deception fabric to disrupt an attacker’s ability to break out and further infiltrate the network. Indeed, luring adversaries into the open with deception technology can prevent them from gaining access to critical IT data and assets and ultimately reduces the occurrence of disruptive and costly incidents which businesses of all sizes can ill afford to weather.”
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