Presentation on theme: "Distribute.IT – A Case Study. Background Formed 2002 as a startup Web Services provider −Domain name registrar −Web/Server Hosting −SSL Products −SMS."— Presentation transcript:
Background Formed 2002 as a startup Web Services provider −Domain name registrar −Web/Server Hosting −SSL Products −SMS messaging ~10% Market Share -.au domain names Offices in Melbourne & Jakarta 30+ Employees 200,000+ domain name clients 30,000+ hosting clients 8-10 million SMS messages per annum 3,000+ Resellers Profitable, growing, cash flow positive business
Major Breach June 11 – June 23, 2011 Sat. 11/6 12/6 13/6 14/6 15/6 16/617/618/619/6 20/6 21/6 22/623/6 ~ 4:30 pm ‘Major’ Incident ~ 5:30 pm Shutdown entire network Network Rebuild Client Comms Social Media Compliance auDA nzDNC ICANN AFP First Servers come back online Approx. 96% of servers online Analysis Staff Loss AFP Meetings Customer Loss Board Meeting Media Complete Assessment Board Meeting Solvency? Insurance Compliance Governing Body Support (auDA, etc) Social Media Media Government Media Announcement Re: 4 servers Liquidator Meetings Staff Loss Privacy Commissioner Banks Accreditations Damage Mitigation Sale of Assets to Netregistry
Lessons Learnt Cyber Security is not just an IT issue Security is a Process – not a static position Governance and Risk (Information Security Management)
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