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.

BlackBerry 10 gets govt security clearance... before its release

10 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Research In Motion hasn't released its BlackBerry 10 operating system yet, but the company is already spruiking its security nous to government bodies.

The new security posture

29 October, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

One browser exploit, social engineering, spambot and distributed denial of service (DDoS) security attack at a time, they're coming. Will you be ready?

Three security habits could prevent 85% of hacks: Defence minister

25 October, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Defence Minister Stephen Smith launched an education campaign called 'Catch, Patch, Match' to promote government and private-sector information security.

Governments weigh Huawei, ZTE bans after scathing security report

15 October, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Numerous governments are reassessing relationships with Chinese networking vendors Huawei and ZTE after the US Congress labelled them a security risk.

Political Target

25 September, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Protecting Parliament's Web site from attack is an ongoing effort, but IT security is essential to preserve the integrity of Australia's political process.

AusCERT warns e-health records can be hacked

08 May, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Securing Yarra Council

04 August, 2011 by GovTechReview Staff

Cracking the tax code

04 August, 2011 by GovTechReview Staff

Shelter from the storm

22 October, 2010 by GovTechReview Staff

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