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".
ACT Government agencies are still running outdated servers, have idle active user accounts and are not duplicating critical systems, an audit has found.
The first parts of the proposed Trusted Digital Identity framework — the basis for a single digital identity across Australia — have now been published.
Australian Government websites are among those hacked and hijacked by a coinmining operation.
The Victorian Government plans to provide 11,000 body cameras to the state police by 2020, starting with trials in Epping and Ballarat this April.
A survey shows that half of Sydneysiders think it should be easier to contact the police digitally, with 9 in 10 willing to submit evidence through these channels.
Participants will take part in a 32-hour event designed to find solutions to complex challenges in tackling terrorism financing.
De-identified Medicare Benefits Scheme and PBS datasets released by the Department of Health can be re-identified by matching the data against known patient information, research shows.
A network of speakers is being deployed in Melbourne's CBD to provide warnings and information to the community during an emergency.
Under a new code due to take effect mid-next year, Australian government agencies will need to appoint both a privacy officer and privacy champion and develop a tailored privacy management plan.
Australian Government departments and agencies still have much to do to ensure compliance with the government's cybersecurity threat mitigation strategies, a joint committee has found.
Critical Australian immigration systems will now be managed by Unisys, after the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) signed a three-year contract with the company.
An independent review of a reported major DHS data breach has made 14 recommendations for tightening the security of Medicare card numbers.