Cyber security health checks will provide valuable information for insurance companies trying to analyse companies for risk.
Insurance companies and consulting firms are likely to be the big winners in the government’s plan to introduce voluntary cyber security health checks at Australia’s biggest companies.
The health checks, part of the government’s $230 million Cyber Security Strategy announced last month, will be coordinated by the Australian Securities Exchange and offered to top-100 listed companies.
The ASX says it will make use of the cyber security resources and networks it has “already in place”, including its own, to roll out the scheme.
“The health check aims to raise awareness at the board level about cyber security risks and opportunities,” a