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Top 30 routinely exploited vulnerabilities: ACSC, allies

29 July, 2021

The Australian Cyber Security Centre and allies have released a joint cybersecurity advisory, highlighting the top 30 CVEs routinely exploited by cyber actors.


Transport NSW and Sydney Trains not effectively managing cyber risks — NSW Auditor-General

13 July, 2021

The NSW Auditor-General has slammed Transport for NSW (TfNSW) and Sydney Trains' management of cybersecurity risks as ineffective.


Tech giants call for changes to critical infrastructure Bill

09 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Atlassian, Palo Alto and the Cybersecurity Coalition have called for stronger safeguards and other alterations to the critical infrastructure legislation.


Australian orgs among victims of Kaseya attack

08 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian organisations are among the victims of a sophisticated ransomware supply chain attack on software provided by Kaseya, a provider of IT and security services for managed service providers.


ANU appoints former ASIO boss and Commonwealth Secretary

08 July, 2021

ANU's National Security College (NSC) has appointed two national security and intelligence experts, Dr Heather Smith and Major General Duncan Lewis.


UNSW researchers develop face match ability test

07 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

UNSW Researchers have developed an updated test for measuring the ability of applicants to recognise and match faces across a variety of real-world conditions.


OAIC releases COVIDSafe privacy report

23 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The OAIC received 14 enquiries — but no complaints — related to the COVIDSafe system during its second six months of monitoring the contact tracing system.


WA embarks on Project Fortify

22 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Western Australian Government has tapped Data#3 to support Project Fortify, an initiative to improve cybersecurity across the state's public sector.


A louder drumbeat to achieve national cyber resilience

18 June, 2021 by Nick Lennon, ANZ Country Manager for Mimecast

The rising risk of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure has prompted calls for the private and public sector to invest in a public awareness and education strategy.


Embracing 5G while staying secure

17 June, 2021 by Dick Bussiere, Technical Director, APAC at Tenable

The Australian Government recently auctioned off Australia's fastest 5G spectrum as demand for faster and denser internet connectivity continues to grow.


The growing importance of data security and governance in government

10 June, 2021 by Peter O’Connor, Vice President Sales Asia Pacific, Snowflake

Each year, Australian government departments and agencies generate terabytes of digital data. Policy documents and reports, budgets, research, and activity schedules are constantly produced and stored for later reference.


Encryption Act could cause major economic harm

04 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Internet Society has published the first research attempting to quantify the economic impact of Australia's controversial Assistance and Access Act.


JBS announces progress in resolving cyber attack

03 June, 2021

Meat producer JBS has announced “significant progress” in resolving the cyber attack that has impacted its Australian and North American operations.


archTIS secures $578K Defence contract

03 June, 2021

archTIS, an Australian listed software solutions provider, has signed a $578,000 contract with the Australian Department of Defence to expand deployment of Kojensi.


New archTIS partnerships help defence contractors comply with CMMC

02 June, 2021

archTIS has announced partnerships with four companies to help US defence contractors comply with Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements.


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