Security

Pacific region in need of cybersecurity standards: report

23 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Standards Australia

Pacific countries need to develop and adopt internationally aligned cybersecurity standards if they're going to grow and protect their digital economies.


US NASCIO calls for harmonised security regulations

23 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybersecurity features heavily in the the US National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) list of its top advocacy priorities for 2020.


Emergency Declaration provides special privacy powers

22 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

A federal Emergency Declaration is giving agencies and private organisations emergency privacy powers to help those affected by the bushfires.


GPA issues call for Reference Panel members

22 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The Global Privacy Assembly — formerly the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners — is calling for members for a panel of experts.


Secure health messaging standard to be mandated

22 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The state, territory and federal governments have jointly agreed to develop a mandatory national standard for secure messaging between healthcare providers.


Interview: Michael Warnock, SecureAuth

21 January, 2020 | Supplied by: SecureAuth

In our annual Leaders in Technology series, we ask the experts what the year ahead holds. Today we talk identity and security with SecureAuth's Michael Warnock.


ACSC outlines Office macro security measures

16 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has released updated information outlining steps that can be taken to protect against malicious Microsoft Office macros.


US report outlines guidance for cyber collaboration

16 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The report details the efforts US states are making to boost collaboration with local government counterparts in cyber resilience matters.


Agencies urged to install Patch Tuesday security fixes

15 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACSC has urged all users to apply Microsoft's latest Patch Tuesday fixes, while in the US agencies have been given 10 business days to comply.


Interview: Julian Critchlow, Extreme Networks ANZ

14 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Extreme Networks Australia

In our annual Leaders in Technology series, we ask the experts what the year ahead holds. Today we talk AI, IoT and security with Extreme Networks' Julian Critchlow.


ATO signs $20m deal with Macquarie Telecom Group

08 January, 2020

The ATO's cybersecurity is set to get a boost under a $20 million agreement with Macquarie Telecom Group.


Best of 2019: LGPA calls for federal aid in tackling cyber threats

08 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today we revisit the LPGA's call for more cyber support from Canberra.


Cybersecurity tops priority list for US state CIOs

16 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybersecurity will remain the top priority for US state CIOs for the seventh year in a row next year, according to a national survey.


UK parliament seeking Director of Cyber Security

20 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK House of Commons has posted a job listing for a Director of Cyber Security to oversee UK Parliament's cybersecurity function.


Local governments urged to protect residents' privacy

20 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Digital Rights Watch is calling on local governments to sign up to an international declaration aimed at protecting residents' and visitors' digital rights.


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