Security

Building a secure network infrastructure

28 November, 2018 by Vince Parry, Director–Government ANZ, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise | Supplied by: Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE)

Governments cannot rely on legacy network technologies to keep pace with modern mobility, IoT and security demands.


NZ agencies reported 168 privacy breaches in FY18

27 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The number of breaches was an increase from the 132 reported the prior year, even though New Zealand doesn't have a mandatory data breach notification scheme.


Keeping Five Eyes on NZ's cybersecurity

20 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's GCSB is using the nation's membership in the Five Eyes intelligence alliance to help safeguard its nationally significant organisations.


DTA considering TDIF privacy legislation

14 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The DTA is exploring ways to enshrine the privacy requirements of the Trusted Digital Identity Framework in legislation or contractual obligations.


Four cyber attacks we should all prepare for

14 November, 2018 by Florian Malecki, International Product Marketing Director, StorageCraft | Supplied by: StorageCraft

Understanding the new technologies being used by cybercriminals is the first step to preventing a devastating cyber attack.


NT child protection workers receive tablet devices

01 November, 2018

Frontline child protection workers are receiving mobile tablet devices to help them create safer communities.


Skills shortage grips NZ critical organisations

01 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than half of New Zealand's nationally significant organisations have a shortage of skilled security staff, according to a GCSB assessment of cyber resilience.


NZ's OPC to move data to Azure servers

29 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's Office of the Privacy Commissioner has arranged to store its application and data on Microsoft's Azure and Office 365 servers in Sydney.


ESTA appoints new CIO

23 October, 2018

The Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) in Victoria has just appointed a new CIO.


Vic Police adopts Motorola ANPR tech

19 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Motorola Solutions' number plate recognition and in-car video technology has been implemented by Victoria Police.


US military systems wide open to cyber attack

19 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly all weapon system programs tested by the US Defense Department from 2012 to 2017 had mission-critical cybersecurity vulnerabilities, an audit has found.


UK facing more than 10 cyber attacks per week

17 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has repelled more than 10 cyber attacks per week — mostly from hostile nation states — over the last two years.


NZ Privacy Commissioner calls for legislative clean-up

10 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has recommended that 22 government information matching provisions be repealed.


NSW to spend $20m to boost cybersecurity

02 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government will adopt a whole-of-government approach to managing cyber risks under a new $20 million Cyber Security Strategy.


ABS seeking supplier for online 2021 Census

19 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ABS is seeking a supplier to provide the digital services for the 2021 Census, and it will work closely with applicants to avoid a repeat of the 2016 outage.


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