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Special Episode: Why accountants need to heed PM’s warning regarding Russian cyber-attack reprisals


In the wake of Russian-linked cyber attacks on Ukraine, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) have issued a warning to Australian organisations that malicious activity may have local ramifications.

By Robyn Tongol 8 minute read

In this special episode, hear from Major General (Ret’d) Marcus Thompson, former head of the Department of Defences Information Warfare Division, as he and host Phil Tarrant discuss Russia’s history of cyber war and how this vector will continue to shape peace and conflict in the future.

The pair dissect the impact of cyber warfare on Australian businesses, offering much food for thought for Australian accountants who hold valuable client data in their books.

MAJGEN (Ret’d) Thompson also reveals how many malicious actors work in concert with state-sponsored groups to exploit the cyber domain and why businesses need to be putting their best foot forward to combat virtual attacks.


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