The Australian Government Security Vetting Agency is not sharing information about personnel risks with other government departments, according to an ANAO audit.
Canberra has established a pop-up embassy in Estonia to support Australia's involvement in the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence.
An audit of NSW's local councils found that nearly half do not have an adequate information security policy, while 1 in 4 lack a documented IT strategy.
A $1.5 million investment in cybersecurity capability has been made by the NT Government as part of its 2018 Budget.
CERT NZ has selected Orange Business Services to help manage cybersecurity risks.
Free smartphone app and new security for public Wi-Fi networks are the first steps in a plan to protect citizens online.
Two new apps aim to improve the accuracy of crime witness statements and boost the reporting of potential national security threats.
A 2016 incident that saw publication of improperly de-identified datasets has led the department to improve its governance and release processes.
Queensland's Premier has banned ministers from using private email accounts for ministerial business.
Unisys Australia has been awarded a contract to implement a new Enterprise Biometric Identification Services system.
The Australian Cyber Security Centre has arranged to have all Australian Government domains monitored for security leaks using Have I Been Pwned.
Greenbox Systems' IT Commissioning Centre will provide secure services backed by Defence standards, and ISO and R2 accreditations.
In time for the Commonwealth Games, Queensland has become the first state to allow police access to shared facial biometric services.
Two BoM employees are reportedly being investigated by the AFP over the potential misuse of government computing resources for cryptocurrency mining.
NSW's Auditor-General has warned that the state government's ability to detect and respond to cybersecurity incidents "needs to improve significantly and quickly".