Report: NSW Government agency’s 49-day hack shows need for cyber security beef up: report on 2017 incident | ABC News (Australia)
Australian Information Security Report: May 2 2018
It took one NSW Government agency 49 days to shut down a hack by fraudsters, a new report on cyber security in the public service has revealed.
The attempted financial fraud in 2017 involved a government agency and its IT systems provider, and spread to other agencies before it was reported and stopped.
The case study is part of a new report by the state’s auditor-general Margaret Crawford