Security

Australian elections due for IT systems upgrade

12 October, 2020

The federal government will invest $96.7 million over three years to modernise Australia's key election IT systems.


NSW introduces digital rules engine

07 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government aims to modernise the process of complying with state government regulations with the introduction of a rules-as-code platform.


New computer user interface boosts collection of ISR data

07 October, 2020

The Wagardi Mission System is a new computer user interface that is designed to help analysts search for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data.


ASD launches annual cyber survey

07 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Signals Directorate is urging all Commonwealth Government CISOs to respond to its annual cybersecurity survey.


WA to open whole-of-government SOC

02 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Western Australian Government will spend $1.8m to establish a new whole-of-government Cyber Security Operations Centre.


Reuse-Recycle IT secure IT equipment disposal

01 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Reuse-Recycle IT

Reuse-Recycle IT is an ISO-, PSPF- and ISM-compliant provider of certified secure technology disposal for government and industry.


Enrolments open for ADF Cyber Gap Program

24 September, 2020

The Australian Defence Force Cyber Gap Program is taking enrolments, and offers financial support, mentoring and Defence work experience for cyber students.


US NSA releases guide to multifactor solutions

24 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US National Security Agency has released new guidance on evaluating and implementing multifactor authentication solutions in government systems.


ACSC details "copy-paste compromise" attacks

22 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACSC has provided details of the "copy-paste compromise" attack campaign targeting Australian government agencies and organisations.


NSA releases telework security advice

22 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US National Security Agency has published guidance aimed at helping public service employees maintain security while teleworking.


Can the Cyber Taskforce achieve its goals?

21 September, 2020 by Garry Barnes | Supplied by: ISACA

Basic governance and risk management fundamentals and root causes, beyond the Taskforce's remit, need to be addressed.


Telstra working to block myGov SMS scams

17 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra is working with the Australian Cyber Security Centre and Services Australia on a pilot project to block scam SMSes impersonating myGov and Centrelink.


Government consulting on Data Availability Bill

16 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has released the exposure draft of a new Bill aimed at enabling more effective information sharing between agencies.


SA agencies wasting money on legacy software

10 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

South Australian agencies are running hundreds of sometimes unsupported legacy applications and spending millions to maintain them, an audit has found.


US issues cybersecurity space policy

09 September, 2020

The United States has issued a cybersecurity policy for its space systems, establishing a set of principles to enhance cyber defences in space.


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