Restoring power grids after cyber attacks

15 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is implementing technology designed to cut off attackers and help set the stage to restore power the grid after a cyber attack.

SA Gov emergency website receives upgrade

13 March, 2017

An upgrade has been carried out on the South Australian Government emergency website.

Police robots protect officers and community

13 March, 2017

An upgraded Queensland Police Service robot has been implemented to improve community and officer safety.

Terror financiers and money launderers targeted by alliance

03 March, 2017

An alliance has been launched by AUSTRAC, designed to fight against serious financial crime.

Shipping safety tool developed by LINZ

27 February, 2017

A new tool for shipping safety has been developed by Land Information New Zealand (LINZ).

Pentagon uses crowd to plug security gaps

16 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Crowd security intelligence company Synack uncovered critical vulnerabilities in the Pentagon's secure file transfer system within a matter of hours.

UK govt urged to lift cybersecurity game

16 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A report into the UK government's cybersecurity performance has found that it is struggling to find qualified security staff and that current breach reporting processes are "inconsistent and dysfunctional".

Life support for public healthcare IT

13 February, 2017 by David Braue

With consumer trust shaken by recent data breaches, Australia's convalescing healthcare IT ecosystem needs a shot in the arm.

ACORN fights cybercrime dangers

07 February, 2017

With more than 45,500 cybercrime reports during 2016, the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) is continuing its crackdown.

CCTV Grants open for local SA councils

23 January, 2017

The South Australian Government has committed $500,000 per year for the CCTV Grants Program.

USA's first Federal CISO steps down suddenly

20 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

General Gregory Touhill, President Obama's appointment as the USA's first Federal CISO, has left federal service after 33 years.

Techstars Technology Accelerator will support Australian defence

11 January, 2017

Techstars has launched its first Defence and Security Accelerator in Adelaide.

Govt to open Cyber Security Growth Centre

06 December, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has earmarked $31.9m to establish the new Australian Cyber Security Growth Centre and appointed Atlassian director of security Craig Davies to lead it.

Victoria teams with Virginia to fight cybercrime

21 November, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Victoria's premier has signed an agreement with the governor of the state of Virginia — the USA's largest defence sector state — to collaborate in the fight against cybercrime.

Young Australians encouraged into cybersecurity careers

10 November, 2016

Academic Centres of Cyber Security Excellence have been approved by the federal government with a view to improving Australia's cybersecurity.

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