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COUNCILS LACK RESOURCES TO MANAGE CYBER THREATS
Local Government Professionals Australia has made a submission to the federal government’s 2020 Cyber Security Strategy identifying ways it can support local government. A report surveying local government CEOs and general managers, JLT Public Sector Risk Report 2019, by risk consultancy JLT in conjunction with LGPA, found that cybersecurity is the second biggest risk for local government following financial sustainability. LGPA CEO Clare Sullivan said it was important to deal with issues surrounding cybersecurity because of the rapidly changing environment of cyber space, but most of the councils that LGPA spoke to said their budgets were under significant pressures from external and internal sources. AMY CHENG READ MORE