Cyber Security

Duration: Half Day (9am - 12pm)
Investment: $385 incl GST
Delivery: Webinar


Target Audience

All council staff, including IT staff, whose role it is to protect information entrusted to them by their council.



All Councils have information security controls in place to manage the security of their assets; i.e. financial information, intellectual property and technology. Councils need to be sure that 3 important things are not lacking:
  • Baselined and consistently understood general knowledge and awareness around the subject of cybersecurity
  • Permission to question and report incidents that could be potential threats to cybersecurity; and importantly
  • An organisational culture that encourages and supports the above


Key Learnings

  • Explain how risk is a governing concept for any council cybersecurity activity
  • Describe specific dangers to councils and also to participants individually
  • Assist a council reduce potential contribution to cybersecurity risk
  • Overview the Australian Signal Directorate’s “Essential 8” cybersecurity mitigation strategies in the context of a local government’s IT operations.
The Organisational Benefits of this session include:
  • Collaborative awareness and understanding of where threats exist within a council work environment
  • Staff that are more aware and proactive with respect to threats to information security
  • The opportunity for IT personnel to reconsider their IT strategy and potentially identify weak areas with respect to the “Essential 8”


Additional Information

For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
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Cyber Security (Webinar) Adelaide - LG House 1 Apr 2020