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From Apathy to Vigilance: Office Culture and Cyber Security

One-in-three Australian workers who admit to having enabled data breaches are still unwilling to change their already compromised passwords, a new study reveals.

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In the wake of high-profile data breaches, involving PayIDTGI FridaysSephora and NAB, one-in-three Australian workers who admit to having enabled data breaches are still unwilling to change their already compromised passwords, a new study reveals.

 

Over half of surveyed workers have compromised personal and financial data by clicking on links from unknown senders and these employees clicked on risky links multiple times! While 90% of employees consider themselves able to distinguish real emails from their phishing, 60% will click on links from unknown senders anyway.

 

Apart from the obvious financial risks, poor cyber security can also lead to larger reputational issues with suppliers and customers, among others. Office culture presents a large issue when it comes to maintaining cyber health.

Australian Organisations Identify Their Top Cyber Threats with Only Half Able to Stop Them.

Top Cyber Threats

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A global survey from CyberArk, 50% of organisations believe attackers can infiltrate their networks each time they try. Attackers can exploit legitimate privileged access to move laterally across a network to conduct reconnaissance and progress their mission.

Nailing Your Dream Job in Club Hospitality

Practical Skills to help you find a Job Faster

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With a Hospitality or Business stream, our Job Ready course held at registered clubs, consists of 7-10, face to face sessions over a 4 week period.

Students of the Job Ready course walk away with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment, having completed units from either our Certificate II in Hospitality (SIT20316) or Certificate II in Business (BSB20115).

87% of companies experience business acceleration from use of cloud services

Organisations are also finding challenges in managing their risk- New McAfee report

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Cloud services are the most significant advance in IT since the introduction of the internet itself, and most organisations today benefit from the collaboration, scalability and cost-effectiveness enabled by the use of cloud services. With an increasing amount of sensitive data stored in the cloud, organisations are also finding challenges in managing their risk, which holds back many organisations from realising their full potential.

More than ‘Sheep-Dip’ Training for Risk Management and Compliance

Corporate sheep-dipping is as much about risk management as it is about learning.

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A recent opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald highlights how some training could be considered “corporate sheep-dipping” - that is completing a training module that is more about corporate compliance than real learning.

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