Australian Local Governments facing global information security vulnerabilities

Social and political commentators have written volumes on the impact of globalisation on national economies and the way societies conduct business. One of the defining features of this global integration has been the centrality of technology and its impact on the myriad of transformational changes across all levels of society.

As countries, including Australia, move towards an increasingly digital economy, the global security landscape is rapidly shifting from the physical to the online world.

Myriad of Global Threats Kaspersky Lab has conducted first-hand analyses of this redefined global security landscape. When the International Telecommunication Union, a specialised agency of the United Nations, approached Kaspersky Lab to conduct research into what is now known as the ‘Flame’ virus, it led to the discovery of what has since been described as one of the most complex threats ever revealed.

SOURCE: governmentnews.com.au

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