Ransomware attacks are among today’s most significant organisational threats. They aim to lock organisations out of their systems and files (usually through encryption).

Implementing a new information and communication technology (ICT) system can be challenging. Such projects are often expensive in time, skill or monetary cost, and it is therefore imperative to plan well from their outset.   

Use of digital technologies has increased the pace of disruption in every industry. The question now is whether the Queensland Government is keeping pace with this reality.

Security organisations have observed a significant increase in attacks by criminal hackers who are attempting to take advantage of the extraordinary circumstances the COVID-19 crisis presents.