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ANU establishes Australia's first 'Cyber Institute'
"The institute has in its DNA a deep appreciation of the technical and social expertise needed to tackle cyber security, resilience, risk & strategy."
Homegrown security startups gear up for San Francisco experience
Six homegrown cybersecurity startups are gearing up to head for San Francisco as part of the Turnbull Government’s Landing Pad Program.
Palo Alto Networks pledges support to Aus Govt's Cyber Engagement Strategy
The strategy aims to promote economic growth and prosperity through digital trade while maintaining a secure and free cyberspace for all stakeholders.
ESET: Cybersecurity is everyone's fight against dangerous criminals
Next week marks the start of the Australian Government’s Stay Smart Online week, which aims to raise awareness about cybersecurity best practices.
Dept of Human Services crowned winner of Government's Cyber War Games
The Government Cyber War Games included five teams, two of which were made up of representatives from multiple departments.
Govt announces $50m Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre
According to MP Craig Laundy, the investment boosts Australia’s reputation as a safe and secure place to do business.
ServiceNow passes security test - now certified to hold AU Govt. info
This included a review of the company’s Australian data centres in Brisbane and Sydney.
Gender pay gap should be a social & economic priority, says WGEA
“This is bad news for the economy, because it shows that business is not drawing on the enormous talent available in the female workforce."
Microsoft to deliver Azure from two Canberra data centres
Microsoft will be the only major cloud provider in Aus to deliver hyperscale cloud services to handle Unclassified and Protected government data.
Australian blockchain sector makes inroads with formation of Parliamentary Friendship group
The ADCA called for close co-operation between government, regulators and industry in advancing the adoption of blockchain in Australia.
Australian cybersecurity experts now worth a premium as skills shortage bites
"If a company is struggling to find the person they need, they could consider taking on someone with a general IT background and upskilling them."
You're invited to be a part of THE IT event of 2017!
The Australian CIO Summit is the premium forum bringing together leading IT professionals with the most renowned solution providers.
Australia - world leaders in FinTech adoption, ahead of U.S & Hong Kong
“Fintech is no longer just an industry with future potential - it is now an industry which is delivering great on-the-ground outcomes."
Singapore & Australia forge partnership to tackle cybersecurity issues
"Singapore and Australia share close bilateral relations and both countries have a shared vision that cybersecurity is an enabler."
Start-ups, FinTech & broadband: Tech features of the Australian Budget 2016-17
The Plan lowers the company tax rate to 25% for businesses that turnover less than AU $10 million annually.
MessageXchange: Australian Govt. sends first ever e-invoice
The new Australian e-invoicing standard has been created through a collaboration between Government and Industry, led by the Digital Business Council.
What do the 457 Visa changes mean for the Australian IT sector?
"Getting the right advice is critical so that those impacted can work out what their options are and to plan ahead."
Why a VPN is essential in Australia after the Metadata Retention Law
Use a VPN to protect yourself from the repercussions of the new data retention laws in Australia.
Fake myGov email & SMS scam asks for pics of passports, driver licences
Security watchdog Stay Safe Online has issued a critical alert to Australians, warning them of a fake email and SMS scam purporting to be from myGov.
MailGuard takes different approach to security awareness by launching 'how to' guide
MailGuard has taken a different approach to cybercrime awareness with the launch of a new book to help leaders understand the problem.
Angus Taylor: Current Govt investing more in tech sector than ever before
"You will always have issues with IT, but how you respond to them is the test."
MyNetFone calls on Aussie govt as telcos refuse virtual mob numbers
“It’s disappointing that innovation like this is being allowed to be stifled."
How Australia’s ‘Essential Eight’ sets the standard for sensitive data protection and breach notification
Globally, more and more jurisdictions are releasing mandates that will have a substantial impact on companies regarding breach notification.
Cybercrime is the ‘new normal’ and organisations must adapt, says RSM Australia
“With the Australian Crime Commission estimating annual direct cost of cyber crime to Australia being in excess of $1 billion, businesses must adapt."