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.

DSD: Security defenders at the gateway

18 February, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

The Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) is the Australian government's peak information security body. GTR asks how they keep up with ever-changing threats.

Australia no malware source but new security threats persist

14 February, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Tight security controls have prevented Australia becoming a major malware host but user ignorance and the crush of new attacks still threaten governments.

Businesses call for greater government cyber security involvement

15 January, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

A council of major US companies has pushed the government for greater information-sharing legislation to improve public-private cyber security cooperation.

Mobiles, mobile security to dominate IT priorities in 2013

15 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Ever more-determined hackers and strong growth in IT spending, predominantly on PCs and mobile devices, will make mobile security a key priority in 2013.

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