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Take a lead from Turnbull's 'forward-leaning' infosec posture: senior ASD officer
ZDNet
There's been a culture change. Large private-sector organisations and government security agencies are telling the same story. Infosec is now all about balancing risk with opportunity and convenience. We can often afford to be a little more "forward ...

 
DuringCyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM), we develop campaigns for our coworkers that attempt to encourage them to stop clicking on links and">">Is it possible that we too can improve our security awareness during this month?Can we as security professionals use this time to sharpen our saw and do things that can increase our awareness of our information security programs?">">">With that example in mind, how aware are you of the effectiveness of your information security program?What systems do you have in place to let you know when your security posture changes?What reminders and automation do you need to create that will increase your awareness before blindly depend on your tools?By dedicating sometimes marginal effort you can develop near real time awareness capabilities that will confirm the effectiveness of your information security program. ">">Below are just a few examples">
  • Ensure the running configurations on your network equipment have not changed
  • Ensure you know within a few minutes when a new administrative account is added
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