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Survey highlights rising cyber-security risks

Australia’s telecommunications giant, Telstra, the predominant supplier of communications network infrastructure and services to the country’s US$150 billion minerals and energy industry, says the scale and speed of information/operations technology (IT-OT) convergence is creating a critical need for better organisational and cultural cyber-security behaviour.

“As mining and resource companies move into the next generation of remote operations, cloud computing, big data and analytics, and mobility, they will need to dramatically increase their security