Security

UK facing more than 10 cyber attacks per week

17 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has repelled more than 10 cyber attacks per week — mostly from hostile nation states — over the last two years.


NZ Privacy Commissioner calls for legislative clean-up

10 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has recommended that 22 government information matching provisions be repealed.


NSW to spend $20m to boost cybersecurity

02 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government will adopt a whole-of-government approach to managing cyber risks under a new $20 million Cyber Security Strategy.


Metro Trains deploys aerial thermal imaging cameras

24 September, 2018 by

Thermal imaging cameras are being used along Melbourne's rail network in order to improve safety and service for passengers.


ABS seeking supplier for online 2021 Census

19 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ABS is seeking a supplier to provide the digital services for the 2021 Census, and it will work closely with applicants to avoid a repeat of the 2016 outage.


CCoE launched by Ava Group

14 September, 2018 by

The Global Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence (CCoE) has been launched by Ava Group.


Queensland's CCC details ICT procurement corruption risks

05 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

All Queensland state government departments have been urged to be more aware of the corruption risks associated with the ICT procurement process.


Victorian police receive body-worn cameras

03 September, 2018 by

Body-worn cameras will be introduced to frontline police across the state of Victoria, following a successful pilot.


US Senate urged to pass security reforms

15 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US House Homeland Security Committee has urged the Senate to pass reforms that would establish a Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.


New Zealand's DIA launches identity app

15 August, 2018 by

New Zealand's Department of Internal Affairs is using a secure onboarding mobile app that lets users prove their identity by taking a selfie.


Tas rolls out body-worn cameras for police

08 August, 2018 by

The Tasmanian Government is rolling out body-worn cameras for all police officers in the state.


Data, collaboration key to national and border security

06 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Home Affairs Secretary Michael Pezzullo has urged global governments to embrace collaboration and analytics to tackle domestic and border security threats.


NZ GCSB's CORTEX wins public trust award

27 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Deloitte IPANZ has recognised the contribution of the GCSB's CORTEX cybersecurity initiative to building trust and confidence in government.


NZ Information Security Manual updated

26 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has released version 3.0 of the New Zealand Information Security Manual.


Queensland appoints defence expert to boost cybersecurity

25 July, 2018 by

Major General Stephen Day (Retired), former senior executive of the National Cyber Centre, will advise the Queensland Government on cybersecurity matters.


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