Security

Victoria launches protected-level cloud solution

02 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian Government's shared services agency Cenitex has jointly developed a solution for offering Protected-level Azure cloud services.


US DHS moves to store biometric data on AWS Cloud

21 June, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US Department of Homeland Security has launched a request for information for a cloud-based biometric matching system that would reside on the AWS Cloud.


Rachel Noble named head of ACSC

21 June, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Veteran public servant Rachel Noble is returning to the Australian Signals Directorate to lead up the Australian Cyber Security Centre.


The need for advanced technology in cybersecurity

17 June, 2019 by Nick FitzGerald, Senior Research Fellow, ESET | Supplied by: ESET Software Australia

As cybercriminals continue to ramp up their attacks, traditional security tools are no longer up to the task of protecting organisations.


AusCERT launches new brand image and website

10 June, 2019 | Supplied by: AusCERT

AusCERT is launching a new brand image and website to further enhance the service it provides to members.


Man charged with using govt systems for crypto mining

22 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A NSW man is facing a 10-year sentence on charges of abusing his position as an IT contractor to an Australian Government agency for crypto mining.


NSW appoints new security chief

22 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government has established Cyber Security NSW within the state's Department of Customer Service, and appointed a Chief Cyber Security Officer to lead it.


San Francisco bans face recognition tech

20 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The City of San Francisco has banned city law enforcement and other agencies from using facial recognition surveillance technology.


76% of state MP websites have security issues

17 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than three-quarters of Australian state MPs' websites fail to follow digital security best practices such as ensuring all data is hosted locally.


US govt making slow progress with cloud migration

08 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Only around 11% of US government IT systems are running on the cloud, according to an audit of 16 agencies' cloud adoption progress.


ACSC publishes application whitelisting guide

06 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has updated its guide to implementing application whitelisting, one of the Essential Eight threat mitigation strategies.


Darwin CBD receives 138 new CCTV cameras

06 May, 2019

More CCTV cameras are being installed across Darwin's CBD, with installation nearly complete on 138 new devices.


UK agencies to collaborate on data breach response

01 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and Information Commission Office (ICO) have outlined their respective new roles in responding to data breaches.


More Policelink callers choose online option

30 April, 2019

Over the last three years, there has been a substantial increase in the number of callers choosing the Queensland Police Service's online option.


ICDPPC conference set for Tirana, Albania

23 April, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The 41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners will be hosted by Albania from 21–24 October 2019.


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