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New Zealand Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has recommended that 22 government information matching provisions be repealed.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

CCoE launched by Ava Group

14 September, 2018

The Global Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence (CCoE) has been launched by Ava Group.

Queensland's CCC details ICT procurement corruption risks

05 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

All Queensland state government departments have been urged to be more aware of the corruption risks associated with the ICT procurement process.

Victorian police receive body-worn cameras

03 September, 2018

Body-worn cameras will be introduced to frontline police across the state of Victoria, following a successful pilot.

US Senate urged to pass security reforms

15 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US House Homeland Security Committee has urged the Senate to pass reforms that would establish a Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

New Zealand's DIA launches identity app

15 August, 2018

New Zealand's Department of Internal Affairs is using a secure onboarding mobile app that lets users prove their identity by taking a selfie.

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