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“We treat cybersecurity as more than

its transition to the cloud has benefit-

an IT issue,” he says. “Fundamentally,

ted again from the Department’s

the weakest point of any organisation’s

close work with Microsoft, enabling

security practices is its people.” To that

multi-factor authentication through

end, the Department has ingrained a

the Azure platform along with proven

culture of awareness and vigilance

concept trials around Azure data

amongst its employees to mitigate this

protection capabilities.

risk as much as possible. The Depart-

“It’s about framing the metadata

ment has also established an informa-

within documents and adding different

tion security management framework

security controls around how and

that complies with the ISO 27001

with whom those documents can be

international standard, with around 114

shared, and preventing the ability to

security controls in place. At an IT level,

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