Pinnacle of Innovation: Penrith City Council’s Leadership in Cybersecurity


As we explore the landscape of cybersecurity innovation, Penrith City Council emerges as a trailblazer, leading the charge in identifying challenges and crafting strategic initiatives. This isn’t just about cybersecurity; it’s a testament to their visionary leadership.

Identifying Challenges – Penrith’s Visionary Insight

Council demonstrates keen foresight in identifying the challenges posed by the surge in cyber threats. Council’s visionary approach sets them apart, recognising the need for proactive risk mitigation in an ever-evolving digital environment.

Crafting Strategic Initiatives – SafeConnect Unveiled

Witness the birth of SafeConnect – A Cyber Safe Council, Council’s strategic initiative is designed to educate against cyber threats.  A program that includes continual education of its employees, with mandatory learning programs, regular tips on how to stay safe, information on the latest threats and phishing simulations, exploring cybersecurity capabilities crafted to safeguard not only the Council but set standards for cybersecurity excellence.

Transformative Benefits – The SafeConnect Advantage

The benefits are not just a by-product; they are transformative. The outcomes of Council’s SafeConnect initiative include increased awareness, and a culture of cyber responsibility.

A Beacon for Others – Penrith’s Impact on Cybersecurity Excellence

Council doesn’t just innovate for itself; it becomes partner for fellow Mutual member councils navigating the cybersecurity landscape. Join us in 2024 to explore how their leadership sets a benchmark for excellence, showcasing the possibilities when challenges are met with visionary initiatives.

Future-Forward Commitment – Penrith’s Ongoing Cybersecurity Journey

The journey doesn’t end here; it’s a continuous commitment to staying ahead. Council reflects on their ongoing efforts, this is not “set and forget”, understanding that cybersecurity is a journey, not a destination. It’s a journey towards connected, protected and trusted digital realms.

CivicRisk Mutual congratulates Council ICT’s team for their award-winning initiative, which earned them the Excellence in Risk Management – Cyber Security Award.

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(Penrith City Council’s ICT Team – pictured left to right – Krishna Bagla, Aaron Story, Jane Howard and Ivy Magno)