Tackling Cybersecurity Threats Head-On with Isaac Nicol: Tools, Tactics, and Triumphs
Get ready for REDD’s Business & Tech Podcast, Episode 025: ” Tackling Cybersecurity Threats Head-On with Isaac Nicol: Tools, Tactics, and Triumphs“
Join hosts Jackson Barnes and Brad Ferris as they welcome back their first returning guest, Isaac Nicol, from Epic Assist. In this engaging episode, they discuss the latest updates in the world of IT, cybersecurity, and non-profit compliance over the past six months.
Dive into the conversation about GPT-4 and its potential applications in policies, processes, and procedures. Explore the challenges faced by non-profit organisations in the ever-evolving IT and cybersecurity landscape, including audit requirements and ISO 27001 updates.
Learn about the importance of post-incident response recovery plans and how to regain trust and credibility after a breach. Listen in as Isaac shares his insights on creating a cyber-conscious culture within an organisation, dealing with shadow IT, and ensuring the right tools and systems are in place.
Discover practical advice for IT managers and CIOs on navigating internal and external cyber risks, as well as the importance of third-party reviews and trust-building within IT teams.
Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and stay updated on the latest trends in business technology and cybersecurity! Tune in now.
Recorded Wednesday, the 29th of March 2023
00:00 – Opener
00:20 – Intro
00:43 – Isaac Intro
00:58 – IT in Queensland for the past 6 months
02:01 – Using ChatGPT for policies and procedures
02:49 – Security Audits
03:04 – Not-for-Profit IT
04:14 – Post instant response recovery plan
05:00 – Problem with the incidents – Incident Response
05:47 – Strategy post-incident
06:21 – Confirm that breach with all of your customers
06:34 – Examine the evidence
07:57 – Problems with post-incident
09:38 – Prevent future breaches
10:44 – EDR
11:35 – Top 3 Security Management Tactics
11:48 – Access Control
13:01 – Access Management
14:03 – Access Management in 2023
16:01 – Training Awareness
17:58 – What is running a successful similar phishing campaign look like?
19:52 – Positive Cybersecurity Culture
21:33 – Management teams becoming more cyber conscious
22:56 – Risk Mitigation
23:53 – People see security as an insurance
24:51 – Advice to create a cyberculture
25:05 – The security team should stand separately
27:07 – DESI Scheme
30:25 – What businesses or organizations get regulated by DESI scheme?
31:37 – Discovery
31:58 – Clear desk policy
33:44 – What is important to the organization?
35:18 – How do you get the most out of the internal IT team?
37:01 – People don’t leave organizations, they leave managers
37:31 – End
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REDD is a Technology Success Partner business headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. The Business and Technology podcast focuses on the commercial application of digital technologies in business. Guests will include industry experts, vendors, customers, business owners and anyone with unique insight to share. We discuss and explore current events, issues and stories relevant to business leaders, entrepreneurs, technologists and everyone in between.
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