Business Daily Media

.

Optus | Commentary on governance, policy and procedure - Rackspace Technology

  • Written by Angeline Maronese Managing Director ANZ Rackspace Technology


“This incident is all about governance, policy and procedure. You can have the best security solutions in place, but you are vulnerable to breaches without the right policies and procedures overlaid with effective governance.  

“It is critical for organisations to take governance, policy and procedure as seriously as the architecture of the solutions, and implement secondary oversight and regular reviews of these policies and procedures so that a fundamental error like the one that occurred does not turn into a massive breach.   

“Being on the front foot means adopting a Zero Trust mindset where every access request is digitally interrogated, even if users are already inside the network. A large part of this strategy means implementing control over applications so that employees can only access the tools and data they need – and nothing more than that.  

“A healthy rhythm of governance, policy and procedures may seem boring and tiresome to team members, but it’s important to remember that all good work can be undone in a matter of seconds with poor management of the processes that govern security policies. With a growing hybrid workforce and continued migration to the cloud, adopting a Zero Trust approach is critical. If implemented correctly, not only will this approach result in a more secure architecture but reduce overall security complexity.”

Business Reports

Identity verification unicorn Incode launches in ANZ

Identity verification unicorn Incode launches in ANZ to set new bar in security for consumers    Incode has set its sights on securing marquee clients and channel partners on its journey to process 3M transactions in the nex...

What Does The Upcoming 3DS2 Shift Mean For Australian Ecommerce?

Ecommerce is booming in Australia, and customer expectations are higher than ever. That means online businesses need CNP authentication tools that deter fraudsters without sacrificing customer experience. The latest version of t...

World Cup's 'middle income trap' – why breaking into soccer's elite is so hard to do (as Morocco might soon find out)

Rising above Spain is one thing ... but can Morocco repeat the feat again and again and again? Liu Lu/VCG via Getty ImagesEvery World Cup produces surprises.In the group stage in Qatar, Japan delighted almost everyone by defeating...