City Beach now possesses a much closer adherence to industry standards and are well aligned with the Essential Eight – a series of mitigation strategies for cyber security incidents outlined by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC).
Furthermore, RIOT’s partnerships and vendor relationships have aided City Beach in bolstering its own vendor relationships. As a result, the business’s overall security baseline is firmer and more robust than before the exchange server incident.
City Beach acknowledged the most significant learning from the past 12 months was the realisation that regardless of your backend, people, processes, and attitude towards cyber security, no one is ever 100% safe. When we spoke with Rhian Greenway regarding the company’s learnings and if he had any advice for other businesses in a similar situation, he had this to say