NZ Commerce Commission discloses data leak

09 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's Commerce Commission has warned that documents potentially containing confidential business information have been exposed following a burglary.

UK parliament plans to lift cyber capability

03 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK's parliament is seeking a consultant to help shape a two-year program aimed at improving its cybersecurity capability.

Victorian hospitals infected by ransomware

01 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A number of hospitals and health services in parts of Victoria have fallen victim to a ransomware attack, and are facing disruption as a result.

Government to access security operations centre as-a-service

30 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Macquarie Government

A new security operations centre as-a-service (SOCaaS) launched today to help improve Australian Government agencies' cybersecurity capabilities.

Governments adopting AI surveillance faster than expected

26 September, 2019

Governments are adopting AI surveillance technologies faster and more widely than experts anticipated, according to a new report.

Multidisciplinary team conquers 2019 Cyber War Games

10 September, 2019

The team was championed based on their teamwork, communication, planning, critical thinking and creativity during the cyber attack against Shell Cove.

DHS holds third Cyber War Games

09 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Operation Tsunami, the DHS's third annual Cyber War Games, aimed to build critical cyber skills and encourage collaboration across the security sector.

ACSC updates Information Security Manual

06 September, 2019

The ACSC's Information Security Manual has been updated to help organisations stay up to date with cybersecurity risks and mitigation strategies.

NZ bans use of unapproved ICT suppliers

27 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced mandatory requirements for goverment agencies to source equipment from approved suppliers following a serious data leak.

Exploring the subtleties of data sharing

13 August, 2019 by Ian Oppermann*

Frameworks for data sharing, as opposed to data release, need to be developed to preserve users' personal information while maximising utility and benefits.

City of Darwin reassures on safety and privacy

08 August, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Darwin will comply with best practice in the gathering, storage and analysis of data collected through its smart technology, said the city's lord mayor.

DHS opens digital forensics lab in Brisbane

07 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Department of Human Services' second digital forensics lab will support the agency's efforts to stamp out welfare fraud.

US federal agencies have poor cyber risk management

06 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has uncovered major issues during an audit of 23 federal agencies' cybersecurity risk management practices.

NSW releasing iVote code for review

31 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Electoral Commission will provide qualified reviewers with access to components of the code of the iVote online voting platform to scan for vulnerabilities.

Public sector organisations vulnerable to cyber attacks

30 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly half of security professionals at public sector organisations in markets including Australia say attackers will breach their network every time they try.

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