Month: June 2016

Agencies refuse cyber quick-fixes.

In 2015, Murphy’s whole-of-government IT security survey uncovered 454 problems, up from 389 in 2014.

It also identified a 3 percent decline in the number of agencies meeting the audit office’s bare minimum infosec benchmark, sending the proportion below half.

“My practice is not to name agencies that have information system weakness for fear that this could encourage attempts to exploit the weaknesses,” Colin Murphy wrote today, introducing the results of his 2015 survey of security provisions in the state government

http://www.itnews.com.au/news/wa-auditor-could-name-and-shame-worst-infosec-offenders-421143