Security

The IT implications of changes in government

25 February, 2019 by Mark McClain, CEO and Co-Founder, SailPoint

A secure identity management system is vital if governments are to protect data as staff join, move and leave.


Cyber resilience inquiry launches

20 February, 2019

A new inquiry into cyber resilience has been launched by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit.


NZ GCSB denies facing US pressure to ban Huawei

20 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The director-general of New Zealand's GCSB has denied reports the bureau faced US pressure to reject a 5G rollout proposal due to the use of Huawei equipment.


Parties' networks compromised by suspected state actor

19 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The suspected nation state attackers of the Parliament House computer network also compromised the networks of the Labor, Liberal and National parties.


DTA urges cautious approach to blockchain

13 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The DTA has released the details of its $700,000 study into the use of blockchain in government, warning that the technology is still far from mature.


ASD on the hunt for new cyber talent

11 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Signals Directorate is searching for four new senior executives to lead various branches of the Australian Cyber Security Centre.


MPs' emails may have been hacked by foreign power

08 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Department of Parliamentary Services is investigating a "sophisticated" attack on the Australian Parliamentary House network and email server.


Next ICDPPC conference to be held in Albania

07 February, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The world's senior data protection and privacy commissioners will meet in Albania in October to discuss developments in data, IT and AI.


NSW adopts new Cyber Security Policy

05 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NSW state agencies will be required to identify their critical information assets and devise a cybersecurity response plan under the new Cyber Security Policy.


Next TDIF update to focus on authorisations

04 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has detailed the collaborative and iterative approach that the agency is taking with the Trusted Digital Identity Framework.


US states urge govt to harmonise security regs

29 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US National Association of State CIOs will make calling for harmonised federal security regulations its top federal advocacy priority for 2019.


NSW updates Information Management Framework

25 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) has released the latest version of its Information Management Framework.


Fujitsu wins $99m Defence contract

21 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Department of Defence has awarded Fujitsu a $99 million contract to provide desktop and other services to Defence personnel.


DTA consulting on third component of TDIF

15 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The third component of the Trusted Digital Identity Framework, now released for public consultation, includes accreditation requirements for attribute providers.


Interview: Steve Moros, Cisco

04 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Cisco

In our annual Leaders in Technology series, we ask the experts what the year ahead holds. Today we talk security, resilience and skills with Cisco's Steve Moros.


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