Security

Want to be a spy? NZSIS, GCSB want to hear from you

20 October, 2020

New Zealand intelligence agencies NZSIS and GCSB have launched a recruitment campaign to attract a diverse range of people, with 170 positions available.


COVID-19 has highlighted privacy and transparency issues

20 October, 2020

The pandemic has focused attention on privacy and created opportunities for transparency through the proactive release of government information, says the OAIC.


Government releases updated science and tech priorities

16 October, 2020

The Australian Government has released the updated National Security Science and Technology Priorities, with a view to strengthen Australia's national security.


Government ramps up war on encryption

13 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia, UK, US, New Zealand, Canada, India and Japan have signed a statement urging tech companies to facilitate legal access by LEOs to encrypted content.


Australian elections due for IT systems upgrade

12 October, 2020

The federal government will invest $96.7 million over three years to modernise Australia's key election IT systems.


ASD launches annual cyber survey

07 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Signals Directorate is urging all Commonwealth Government CISOs to respond to its annual cybersecurity survey.


New computer user interface boosts collection of ISR data

07 October, 2020

The Wagardi Mission System is a new computer user interface that is designed to help analysts search for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data.


NSW introduces digital rules engine

07 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government aims to modernise the process of complying with state government regulations with the introduction of a rules-as-code platform.


WA to open whole-of-government SOC

02 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Western Australian Government will spend $1.8m to establish a new whole-of-government Cyber Security Operations Centre.


Reuse-Recycle IT secure IT equipment disposal

01 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Reuse-Recycle IT

Reuse-Recycle IT is an ISO-, PSPF- and ISM-compliant provider of certified secure technology disposal for government and industry.


US NSA releases guide to multifactor solutions

24 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US National Security Agency has released new guidance on evaluating and implementing multifactor authentication solutions in government systems.


Enrolments open for ADF Cyber Gap Program

24 September, 2020

The Australian Defence Force Cyber Gap Program is taking enrolments, and offers financial support, mentoring and Defence work experience for cyber students.


NSA releases telework security advice

22 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US National Security Agency has published guidance aimed at helping public service employees maintain security while teleworking.


ACSC details "copy-paste compromise" attacks

22 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACSC has provided details of the "copy-paste compromise" attack campaign targeting Australian government agencies and organisations.


Can the Cyber Taskforce achieve its goals?

21 September, 2020 by Garry Barnes | Supplied by: ISACA

Basic governance and risk management fundamentals and root causes, beyond the Taskforce's remit, need to be addressed.


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