The NSW Government for Industry and Investment has developed a directory designed as a resource for companies looking to embrace technology to drive innovation in the financial services industry, in Australia and internationally.
According to the Federal Government, the demand for cyber security skills will grow by more than 20% – that’s 9,100 jobs – over the next five years. The problem is, there’s already a shortage. Veteran security professionals are in high demand, and recent university graduates do not have the practical experience required to reduce risk in a complex and growing IT environment.
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In the wake of reports today that incidence of cybercrime attacks in Australia have increased 20 per cent to 1131 last year, the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) said business could no longer ignore the threat, estimated to cost the nation $1 billion a year.