Lack of cyber-attack preparedness leaves Australian businesses vulnerable despite lift in breach notification compliance

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Despite enhanced cyber maturity, beefed up cyber budgets and improved security posture, many Australian businesses still lack the ability to act quickly and comprehensively in the face of a cyber security attack. The key take-away from accounting and professional services firm BDO in Australia’s annual Cyber Security Survey, which – in conjunction with leading cyber […]

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Malware attacks most prevalent in financial and insurance services

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Potential financial gain for cyber criminals makes businesses in the financial and insurance services sector a focus for malware attacks more than any other cyber incident, according to new research. A report published by leading global advisory firm BDO, in conjunction with leading cyber emergency response team AusCERT, has revealed 20% of incidents experienced by […]

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BDO bolsters Risk Advisory team to help Australian organisations tackle cyber security risks

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The critical focus of many Australian organisations on maintaining current awareness and defending themselves against the threat of a cyber attack has prompted leading audit, tax and advisory firm BDO to bolster its advisory capacity in this area. Cyber security and technology risk specialist Leon Fouche has joined BDO’s Brisbane Risk Advisory team, providing the […]

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