Port Pirie's free public Wi-Fi a hit

18 July, 2018

Data usage has doubled since Port Pirie Regional Council launched its free public Wi-Fi 12 months ago.

Burnie region to receive CCTV upgrades

17 July, 2018

The federal government is funding CCTV camera upgrades for the Burnie region.

Protecting tomorrow's critical infrastructure

10 July, 2018 by Catherine Bischofberger, Technical Communications Officer, IEC

In a world of cyber threats, international standards and certification are the best ways to ensure long-term cyber protection of critical infrastructure.

Government privacy code takes effect

05 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The OAIC has published resources for public servants concerning the new Australian Government Agencies Privacy Code, which came into effect on Sunday.

Tasmanians' details stolen in TEC breach

04 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Contact details of around 4000 Tasmanians were stolen in a breach on a third-party supplier to the Tasmanian Electoral Commission.

NSW agencies must do more on data security

03 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Auditor-General has urged the state's government agencies to improve their data collection practices, including ensuring that data is protected.

Agencies get poor marks in security audit

02 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

None of three Australian Government agencies examined during a cyber resilience audit had achieved compliance with the Essential Eight security strategies.

WA boosting government security

19 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A dedicated cybersecurity team will be part of Western Australia's new $7.4m Office of Digital Government.

Joondalup takes action on business cyber safety

08 June, 2018

The City of Joondalup has opened registrations for its cyber business forum, and business stakeholders are urged to participate.

Smarter, faster community security

06 June, 2018 by Charlie Hamer

Cybercriminals never sleep, so governments must work together to achieve swift and effective prevention and response.

Workflow automation challenges for government

01 June, 2018 by Adam O’Neill, Managing Director – Australia, Y Soft | Supplied by: Y Soft Australia Pty Ltd

Today's information landscape is marked by rapidly growing amounts of digital and printed information requiring organisations to find innovative ways to manage, store and access that information.

ISACA highlights smart cities cyber attack risk

30 May, 2018

Research from ISACA suggests that as smart cities integrate connected technologies to operate more efficiently, new vulnerabilities arise.

NZ's GCSB expands cyber defence services

29 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NZ's Government Communications Security Bureau will offer a malware threat detection and disruption service to a number of nationally significant organisations.

Small increase in New Zealand’s IT budget

22 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Almost NZ$4 million in new funding for NZ CERT and NZ$6.2 for the MBIE will enhance New Zealand's cybersecurity and the digital economy.

US DHS releases security strategy

22 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

The US Department of Homeland Security's strategy details its approach to identifying and managing cybersecurity risks at a national level.

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