The Victorian Government has appointed its first chief information security officer, charged with tackling the rise of cyber threats.
Nearly 2 in 3 utility company executives believe there is at least a moderate risk that their country's power grid could be knocked offline by weaponised malware within the next five years.
Macquarie Government has completed the accreditation process for the ASD's highest level of certification for public cloud services for government customers.
The federal government and 25 industry, research and government partners will provide a total of $139 million for a new cooperative research centre on cybersecurity.
The first Cyber War Games is being hosted by the federal government.
A new cybersecurity trial is being launched in Victorian hospitals, aimed at keeping them safe from hackers.
The government's first GovPitch session allowed homegrown cybersecurity start-ups to pitch their ideas to APS decision-makers.
Victoria's new whole-of-government cybersecurity strategy will involve initiatives including the establishment of a CISO within the Premier's department.
The Australian Red Cross Blood Service responded well in the aftermath of last year's privacy breach exposing the personal records of over 550,000 donors, information commissioner Timothy Pilgrim said.
The Department of Defence will invest $3.26m in Canberra-based quantum technology company QuintessenceLabs to support the development of a sovereign Australian quantum key distribution solution.
More than two years after a major data breach exposed the personal information of over 20 million government workers, the US Office of Personnel Management still hasn't addressed deficiencies in its security authorisation processes.
The Department of Defence will hold a briefing later this month to introduce a planned major tender covering a bundle of ICT support services contracts.
The government and AFP are investigating reports that the Medicare card numbers of all Australians can be purchased on request over the dark web for the equivalent of around $30.
Western Australia has launched a new whole-of-government digital security policy following eight years of audits uncovering insufficient security governance at many agencies.
Unmanaged cloud adoption without identity integration can undermine agency governance.