Security

DocuSign eSignatures receive 'Protected' IRAP assessment

18 November, 2021

DocuSign has received 'Protected' assessment for DocuSign eSignature from the Australian Information Security Registered Assessors Program.


Atos added to DTA Software Marketplace

18 November, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Atos identity and access management and smart logistics software has been added to the Digital Transformation Agency's Software Marketplace.


2000 hacked SA drivers urged to change licence number

11 November, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than 2000 SA residents may have to change their driver's licence number after their mySA GOV accounts were hacked using passwords stolen from another site.


Local councils must maintain high trust levels

08 November, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Local councils must ensure they maintain a robust cybersecurity posture to ensure they can retain the trust of citizens, new research suggests.


Security essential to maintaining trust in government

03 November, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

IT service management company Empired has urged Australian government agencies to make security a priority to maintain the current high levels of citizen trust.


Govt organisations facing cyber attacks

26 October, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly three in four government organisations surveyed for Kaspersky Lab research experienced a cyber incident in the past 12 months.


eftpos first non-gov exchange accredited under TDIF

27 September, 2021

eftpos's connectID has become the first officially accredited non-government operator of a digital identity exchange in Australia.


It's time to re-evaluate public cloud migration

22 September, 2021 by Jason Van der Schyff, COO, SoftIron

The DTA's Hosting Certification Frameworks are a step in the right direction, but true data sovereignty should begin at a hardware level.


Honeywell Type 1A CSS to support Aus Govt cybersecurity

27 August, 2021

Honeywell has launched its Type 1A CSS, featuring cybersecurity protection and threat prevention, to enhance cybersecurity measures of the Australian Government.


New Bill strengthens online powers for AFP, ACIC

26 August, 2021

Australian federal authorities have been granted online account takeover powers after a new Bill designed to tackle online criminal activity passed Parliament.


ICS vulnerabilities spiked 41% in 1H21

23 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The number of reported vulnerabilities in industrial control systems surged 41% to 637 in 1H21, according to industrial IoT security company Claroty.


GovHack collaborates with Infosys, Slack for 2021 Hackathon

20 August, 2021

GovHack will collaborate with information technology company Infosys and software app Slack during its two-day, fully virtual Hackathon competition.


Cyber attacks: education, not awareness, key to reducing effects of crime

18 August, 2021 by Ian Yip, CEO of Avertro | Supplied by: Avertro

The increased frequency of cybersecurity advisories being published by governments is great for awareness.


A sovereign framework for government data

12 August, 2021 by Andrew Mitchell*

The federal government set an example for state and territory counterparts when it announced that all relevant government data under the DTA's hosting certification framework will soon need to be stored only in either ‘certified assured’ or ‘certified strategic’ data centres.


Stone & Chalk CEO to leave next week

12 August, 2021

Alex Scandurra, CEO of Australian fintech hub Stone & Chalk Group, has announced that he will leave the organisation on 19 August 2021.


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