A SWIFT response to threats: how the global financial network safeguards itself against compromise and theft


In the digital era, cyber-security is – or should be – a prime concern for Australian organisations of all stripes and sizes. The Australian Cyber Security Centre’s 2017 Threat Report notes the existence of thousands of adversaries around the world, willing to steal information, illegally make profits and undermine their targets.

The report notes defending a network from compromise is far less costly than dealing with the costs of compromise and that the old adage, ‘good security is built in, not tacked on’ still holds true.

So, what does best practice look like in an environment where a security breach can result in multi-million dollar losses, along with serious reputational damage?

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Source: CSO Online