Cybersecurity , Governance , IT Risk Management

Mitigating Threats While Moving to Digitized Services

Australian Official Narelle Devine Says Layers of Defense Are Key
Narelle Devine, CISO, Australian Department of Human Services

Layering defenses and maintaining strong security postures help mitigate risks as an organization's attack surface expands, says Narelle Devine, CISO of the Australian Department of Human Services.

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In this video interview at the recent RSA APJ 2018 conference in Singapore, Devine discusses:

  • How the Department of Human Services is mitigating risks as it moves to a digitized service delivery model;
  • Why people are still key to defeating cyber adversaries;
  • The challenge of maintaining strong cyber hygiene in a large government department.

Devine is CISO for the Australian Department of Human Services. She previously was a surface warfare officer in the Australian Navy specializing in communications, electronic warfare and cyber operations.


About the Author

Jeremy Kirk

Jeremy Kirk

Managing Editor, Security and Technology, ISMG

Kirk is a veteran journalist who has reported from more than a dozen countries. Based in Sydney, he is Managing Editor for Security and Technology for Information Security Media Group. Prior to ISMG, he worked from London and Sydney covering computer security and privacy for International Data Group. Further back, he covered military affairs from Seoul, South Korea, and general assignment news for his hometown paper in Illinois.




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