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.

Telecommunications legislation to protect national security

10 November, 2016

The federal government has introduced legislation designed to better protect Australia's telecommunications networks.

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.

Department 13 counter-drone on display

09 November, 2016

The MESMER counter-drone solution will be demonstrated by Department 13 to defence, security and law enforcement personnel.

The inevitable breach — what you need to know

07 November, 2016 by Graeme Pyper, Regional Director A/NZ, Gemalto | Supplied by: Gemalto

Traditional data security methods don't work anymore, so it's time to move away from breach prevention and towards a 'secure breach' approach.

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