US state CIOs and CISOs are making progress educating officials about cybersecurity risks and practices, but are struggling with miniscule security budgets, a new report finds.
The US House Oversight committee has found that the Office of Personnel Management could have potentially prevented last year's major data leak of government employee information with even basic security controls.
The Obama Administration has appointed the White House's first federal CISO, charged with shaping cybersecurity policies and practices across government.
Around three-quarters of the $500m budget for the government's new Electronic Warfare Operations Support for Maritime and Land Forces project will be spent locally.
Even though cybercriminals try to hide on the 'dark web', increasingly powerful analytics engines are helping law enforcement agencies find them.
Watch House, a system developed by NT Police and NEC to help rapidly identify suspects brought into custody using facial recognition, has won a 2016 iAward from the AIIA.
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has completed the deployment of 83 biometric automated departure SmartGates across all eight international airports.
The US CIA is "very happy" with the agency's experiences with migrating workloads from legacy hardware to AWS cloud infrastructure, according to the intelligence agency's CIO Sherrill Nicely.
'Digital embassies' — where data physically hosted in one country is legally regarded as being in another — could help overcome tricky jurisdictional issues.
US President Barack Obama has clarified the federal government agencies in charge of both asset responses and threat responses to cyberthreats against the nation.
As its own identity crisis bites, Australia's federal government is mustering support for a security overhaul.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's new cabinet includes the freshly created role of Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security, and Dan Tehan has been appointed to the position.
Albany has secured a share of the WA government's $8.5m CCTV fund and will use the proceeds to install 18 extra cameras in high-crime areas.
The White House has announced a new four-pillared strategy designed to address a shortfall of cybersecurity talent among US federal government agencies.