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Cyber Security is no longer just an IT issue

At this weeks ASIS Victoria breakfast event, attendees heard from two leading Cyber Security experts, Ian Yip from McAfee and Paul Hawkins from AWS that Cyber Security is no longer just an IT issue.

Ian shared his knowledge about the current Cyber Security landscape and how it is evolving at an increasing rate. Ian provided recent case studies highlighting the reality of cybercrime and that you don’t need to be highly technical to be a cybercriminal.

  • 87% of breaches took minutes or less for attackers to gain access
  • 68% of breaches were undiscovered for one or more months
  • Cost of global cybercrime $600B
  • 96% of malicious activities are triggered from Windows or Mac OS

Paul covered in his presentation how customers can enable business agility by evolving their governance approach to run at the speed of cloud. That it is important to have a cyber framework that includes your business objectives.