Governance , Incident & Breach Response , Security Operations

The Methodology of Improving Incident Response

AusCERT's Phil Cole on Security Controls for Reducing Breach Risk
Phil Cole, AusCERT

AusCERT is one of the oldest CERT's in the world, and Phil Cole says the independent organization is now laser-focused on helping enterprises across sectors to fundamentally improve their strategies and solutions for incident response.

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In an interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Sydney Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit, Cole discusses:

  • AusCERT's legacy and role;
  • Recommended controls for breach prevention and response;
  • How AusCERT helps organizations improve their incident response capabilities.

Cole manages security operations and incident response for the University of Queensland, and supports AusCERT, an independent cyber emergency response team for Australia, in providing incident response services and advice to its members. Cole's role within AusCERT is focused on improving business outcomes by finding the right balance between security and usability and minimizing the impact of incidents when they happen.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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