If you do only one thing to reduce your cybersecurity risk…

James Kavanagh, National Security Officer, Microsoft Australia Patching of security vulnerabilities is the single most important activity any organisation can undertake to secure their information systems. Having modern, up-to-date and fully patched software is essential to providing a foundation on which other security controls can be overlaid. This is reflected by Australian Signals Directorate guidance…


Office365 and Azure listed as ASD Certified Cloud Services

James Kavanagh, National Security Officer, Microsoft Australia I’d like to share with you some important news about the Certification of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure by the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).  Today, ASD established a Certified Cloud Services List and published a revised Information Security Manual (ISM) that provides a streamlined and effective way…