Had Ned Kelly, our iconic of all bushrangers been alive today, he would have been confounded by corporate Australia’s view of its own invincibility.
Stories by Michael Connory
Cybersecurity has implications far more sinister and destructive than innocent boat people trying to flee persecution.
Albert Einstein once defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. This is exactly the way corporate organisations in Australia are approaching how they manage and protect their data.
It’s never easy to understand how the logic of capital benefit trumps the sensibility of strategic gain and yet throughout corporate Australia, it does.
The Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC’s) one-year-old baby, mandatory data breach legislation, is a failure that deserves to be toasted.
This year, some 20 per cent of all known data breaches have come from the health sector – the biggest and most targeted of all sectors.
Next to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) Chief Executive, Angelene Falk would have to have one of the least coveted positions in Australia, and it’s hard not to feel sorry for her.
Corporate Australia is in a bind of enveloped misconception, and it may be the lawyers who win the day.