The first phase, or “horizon” for the Australian Government’s Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030 is focused on building foundations and preparedness. For the second phase (2026-2028), the government has flagged that the intent will be one of scale and maturity. Phase two will take the foundations laid in phase one and begin to accelerate them, with a broader reach that is going to impact on both society and the way resilience is built into organisations.
In today's digital age, where data reigns supreme and drives critical decision-making, organisations face a staggering reality: bad data costs businesses an average of $AUD20 million, amplifying exponentially for larger enterprises. With this ominous warning in mind the Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) of Victoria, Australia recently underwent a mass transformation to cultivate a culture of reliability and data-driven decision-making within the organisation, ensuring that the portfolio of projects, totalling over $90 billion, is delivered effectively.
The federal and state governments across Australia are on a digital transformation journey. This trickles down to each function including healthcare. Technological disruptions are driving great changes within healthcare and assisting government departments with improved patient services. In this dy…
Imposter syndrome in female leaders is not just about personal struggle; it holds broader implications for organizational dynamics and gender equality in the workplace and can potentially stifle the progression of other women within the organization. Understanding and addressing this syndrome is there for crucial, not only for the well-being and success of individual leaders but also for fostering a more inclusive and equitable professional environment and importantly, creating a ripple effect that encourages more women to step into leadership roles.
The Australian government’s Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030 is a robust and ambitious plan that aims to take Australia from being highly vulnerable to cyber risk, to being one of the world leaders. This will be achieved over three “phases.” According to that strategy, the country needs to be acting on phase one now, while preparing the ground for phases two and three. Moving fast with phase one is important, in light of the recent ASD report that found that the number of cyber attacks is increasing rapidly (up 14% in the last year alone), as is the cost to individuals …
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