Security

NSW ServiceFirst secures cloudBuy for treasury, IT procurement

02 October, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

NSW's shared services agency will build a centralised procurement catalogue for ICT and other goods and services using technology from UK firm cloudBuy.


Inside look: the real cost of trust

28 July, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

Few know what goes into ensuring online organisations are who they say they are. GTR tours one of Symantec's 4 digital certificate authorities to find out.


Identity the burning question for Fire and Rescue NSW

23 July, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

NSW Fire and Rescue has built an extensive identity and access management (IAM) framework that's managing large numbers of people and resources.


New Zealand's model identity model

22 July, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

New Zealand's RealMe identity service has set an example for government agencies seeking to establish portable, universal identity services.


I am what IAM

22 July, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

Demand for identity and access management (IAM) solutions is driving new investments across government agencies securing cloud and citizen services.


Biometrics key to border-security efficiency: Morrison

21 May, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

A presentation by border protection minister Scott Morrison will highlight the role of biometrics in the government's Customs-Immigration reinvention.


Which smartphone is most secure?

17 March, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

The rise of bring your own device (BYOD) demand is forcing government departments to reconsider their assumptions about smartphone security.


Hackers target government security more than other industries

13 March, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

Government agencies are targeted more frequently by hackers than any other industry, an analysis by security vendor FireEye has found.


SA Police tap NEC fingerprint scanning for mobile identity checks

17 February, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

SA Police will use a mobile fingerprint scanning biometric system from NEC to confirm the identity of suspects while still on the scene.


Online child safety measures up for comment until 7 March

30 January, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

Members of the public have until 7 March to comment on the government's online child safety measures, which include faster takedown of social-media content.


The ten worst data disasters of 2013: Kroll

22 November, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Brisbane-based data recovery firm Kroll Ontrack sees everything from waterlogged hard drives to lost movie masters. Here are 2013's worst data disasters.


Canberra facility builds Lockheed Martin's cyber security skills

25 October, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Government contractor Lockheed Martin will build up its cybersecurity skills capability through a new cyber security centre opened this month in the ACT.


Government using more security-compromised apps than other industries: Check Point

20 August, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Government organisations are using more security-compromised applications than organisations in four other industries, a Check Point report has concluded.


ICT inaction risks e-government disaster: AIIA

06 May, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

AIIA says the Australian Bureau of Statistics must increase its monitoring and reporting of e-government ICT initiatives to boost Australia's e-gov standing


Mobile BYOD sandbox tech gets Defence security tick

14 March, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

DSD certification for Good Technology's mobile security tech will empower government bodies wanting to introduce BYOD (bring your own device) strategies.


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