Fighting back: Collaboration is not enough

24/08/2017 by Brendon Higgins
Eamonn Keane, Detective Inspector, Cybercrime Unit
Police have many meetings with business and talk about technology.  However the issue is PEOPLE and it is important to get people to do the basics.  Such as challenging ID badges when staff tailgate through doors, lock workstations when going for a break, etc.
Malware, scope of problem is unknown but police are seeing increasing volumes of work.
Lots of examples given cybercrime
Police are keen to keep businesses running post incident 
Run incident scenarios with staff (pre-planned exercises)
Cyber Essentials
  1. Boundary firewalls & internet gateways
  2. Secure configuration
  3. Access control
  4. Malware protection
  5. Patch management
Cyber Security Information Sharing Partnership (CiSP)