Attackers are sending spoof myGov message alerts that link to "worryingly legitimate" looking pages designed to mine victims' account login details.
Eleven carefully selected cybersecurity SMEs have been given an opportunity to pitch directly to government decision-makers as part of GovPitch 2020.
The NSW Government, AustCyber and Standards Australia have created a new task force aimed at ensuring NSW becomes a leading cybersecurity hub.
The Cyber Security Vulnerability Management Centre will provide ongoing and automated vulnerability scanning across state government departments and agencies.
Having started the hunt for managers for its new Queensland Cyber Security Innovation Nodes, AustCyber is now also seeking a leader for its NSW node.
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute has urged the government to address the Australian national security community's growing cloud disadvantage.
The Australian Signals Directorate has launched a recruitment drive for a number of new security professionals, including an Offensive Cyber Operations Manager.
The Department of Home Affairs has activated the EBIS biometric identification system that will be used to expedite applications for visas and border clearances.
AustCyber has commenced the recruitment process for managers for two of its three planned Queensland AustCyber innovation nodes.
The US National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) has welcomed calls for federal government agencies to harmonise their security regulations.
Despite only a moderate awareness of the technology, many are mistrusting and have privacy concerns, a survey has shown.
New urgencies in cybersecurity and data loss prevention dominate US local and county government technology leaders' daily concerns, according to a survey.
The Navy and Air Force have implemented specialised equipment, staff and training to defend networks against cyber attack.