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Australian government blind to true cyberthreat on industry

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Oct 12, 2016.

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    The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) lacks a clear view of the cyber security incidents suffered by Australian businesses because they’re not sufficiently reported, the government body said today.

    The ACSC’s 2016 Threat Report, released this morning, says the government “relies heavily” on the voluntary reporting of incidents by the private sector, but business’ “ability and willingness” to notify them was lacking.

    ACSC and its cyber response arm CERT Australia “relies heavily on the voluntary self-reporting of cyber security incidents from a wide variety of sources throughout Australia and internationally and therefore does not have a complete view of incidents impacting Australian industry”, the report stated.

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