Left and Right of Boom in Cybersecurity 2022

What can an organization do before a cybersecurity event to prevent it from ever taking place?

While many cybersecurity practices exist to respond quickly to intrusions, contain and eliminate threats and keep businesses up and running, the increasingly hostile threat landscape begs for more preventative measures. That is, detecting and responding to a potential threat before a system can be compromised.

How are Australia and New Zealand cybersecurity leaders responding to increasing threats and attacks?

Combining survey results with commentary from industry experts from Origin Energy, AMP, Tyro Payments, ACT Government and Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency, this report puts these insights into context to capture a snapshot of the balance or preventative and responsive cybersecurity controls.

Key findings

  • 46% of respondents say investing in more preventative controls is a top priority for the next 12 months.
  • 82% of surveyed cybersecurity leaders say they either plan to implement, are implementing or have implemented DevSecOps initiatives.
  • 14% of respondents report having the minimal essential cybersecurity systems and practices in place.
  • 33% of respondents describe their security strategy as having a genuine mix of prevention and incident detection and response controls

About the author

Michael Jenkin is an editor and journalist with more than a decade of experience producing content across broadcast, print and digital media. He specializes in enterprise IT and technology writing. At Corinium, Michael develops content to inform and support data and analytics and information security executives.

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