Cloud Security

Cyber Resilience in a Borderless Enterprise – Considerations for Critical Infrastructure

The ICT landscape has markedly changed over the past five years; and change will not stop in the next five. Cloud adoption accelerates at pace and most organisations now use at least one of the popular as-a-service solutions from Google, Amazon and Microsoft. Even in the critical infrastructure industry, where operational technology networks were traditionally segregated from the rest of the corporate network, we are seeing a transition to cloud technology in refresh projects; particularly in the areas of monitoring, data analysis and proactive support systems.

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Cloud Services and Security – Considerations for better API Security

APIs are the vulnerable underbelly of modern hybrid cloud services. Organisations are moving to cloud services to save money, streamline IT provision and make the management of the infrastructure someone else’s problem. Yet moving to the cloud poses its own set of unique security threats, with new risks needing to be properly managed. Without a cogent and well thought through strategy, your shiny new IT solution could well be your company’s downfall. API Security must be a priority.

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Cloudy Skies Ahead: Cloud Security Monitoring to ASD Essential Eight

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) publishes guidance on implementing eight critical cyber mitigation strategies, which would be enough to fend off 85% of targeted cyber-attacks. The Auditor General has mandated compliance with these controls.  How will government departments incorporate this into their cloud security strategy? 

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