Security

11 cyber SMEs take part in GovPitch 2020

07 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Eleven carefully selected cybersecurity SMEs have been given an opportunity to pitch directly to government decision-makers as part of GovPitch 2020.


NSW announces new cybersecurity centre in Bathurst

25 June, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The Cyber Security Vulnerability Management Centre will provide ongoing and automated vulnerability scanning across state government departments and agencies.


Cyber attacks a "call to arms"

25 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: LogMeIn AUS Pty Ltd

Experts warn that the major cyber attack targeting Australian governments and businesses "paints a vivid picture of the constant and evolving threats".


NSW, AustCyber create cyber task force

25 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government, AustCyber and Standards Australia have created a new task force aimed at ensuring NSW becomes a leading cybersecurity hub.


AustCyber seeks NSW Innovation Node manager

16 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Having started the hunt for managers for its new Queensland Cyber Security Innovation Nodes, AustCyber is now also seeking a leader for its NSW node.


Agencies score poor marks again in security audit

15 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian government agencies are still showing very poor levels of compliance with the requirement to adopt the Essential Eight threat mitigation strategies.


Australia needs a national security cloud: ASPI

11 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute has urged the government to address the Australian national security community's growing cloud disadvantage.


Standards set the scene for securing data

10 June, 2020 by Daniel Chidgey* | Supplied by: Standards Australia

Standards Australia is working with experts to discuss the adoption of an international privacy standard for information and data management.


ASD goes on security expert hiring spree

10 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Signals Directorate has launched a recruitment drive for a number of new security professionals, including an Offensive Cyber Operations Manager.


Home Affairs lights up new biometric system

05 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Department of Home Affairs has activated the EBIS biometric identification system that will be used to expedite applications for visas and border clearances.


AustCyber seeks managers for Qld innovation nodes

04 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

AustCyber has commenced the recruitment process for managers for two of its three planned Queensland AustCyber innovation nodes.


US govt urged to harmonise cybersecurity regulations

03 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) has welcomed calls for federal government agencies to harmonise their security regulations.


Australians unsure about future of facial recognition tech

28 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Despite only a moderate awareness of the technology, many are mistrusting and have privacy concerns, a survey has shown.


Security, data loss prevention top of list for US councils

28 May, 2020

New urgencies in cybersecurity and data loss prevention dominate US local and county government technology leaders' daily concerns, according to a survey.


ADF boosts its cybersecurity capabilities

26 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The Navy and Air Force have implemented specialised equipment, staff and training to defend networks against cyber attack.


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