Cybersecurity: The Basics 2023

With cybercrime on the rise Australian organisations are increasingly finding the need to arm themselves with appropriate and robust systems.

Discover how ISO 27001 protects the value of your organisation’s information assets from any type of threat, digital or not.

This whitepaper examines:

  • The cyber risks escalation;
  • The Australian cyber landscape;
  • Cybersecurity vs Information Security;
  • The Structure, Framework and Controls of ISO 27001;
  • The implementation process of ISO 27001; and
  • The certification and initial audit process.

Download this whitepaper to learn about the cyber risks your organisation should be aware of and how you can protect it against cyber threats.


The Australian Cybersecurity Landscape

The pandemic has forced many organisations to accelerate their digital transformation as employees transitioned to working remotely. This has bought on an array of new challenges, creating significant vulnerabilities to organisations.

Most notable, IBM Report: Cost of A Data Breach2023 report, states that there has been a 500% increase in ransomware attacks since the pandamic, and the average cost of each data breach is worth approx $4.03M.

Cyberattacks have also become increasingly sophisticated, posing significant implications to organisations from not only disruptions to operations, but also exposing them to a number of legal, compliance and reputational damage, as well as financial loss.

With ongoing threats of cyberattacks and rise in cybercrime, organisations should review their information security strategy to ensure adequate measures are in place to detect, mitigate and respond to an attack.

Strengthening Your Information Security Management System with ISO 27001

While tools and technology can be used to help protect an organisation’s information, it is not foolproof or equipped to manage information security risks.

For cybersecurity to be effective, organisations must also consider how they will leverage people and processes.

ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems Standard focuses on people and processes as much as technology and software. It enables organisations to align with global best-practice for information security management, providing a robust and practical framework to assist in improving information security while focusing on the protection of information confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Certifying Your ISO 27001 Information Security Management System

By certifying your ISO 27001 Information Security Management System, you can build trust and confidence with your customers and stakeholders by demonstrating your commitment to ICT security.

With over 25 years of experience and delivering over 60,000 audits each year, Australia-wide, Intertek SAI Global is here to support you throughout your assessment and certification process – while making the process as seamless and simple as possible.

Contact us to learn how ISO 27001 Certification can help strengthen your cybersecurity strategy.

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