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ASD grants Dimension Data the power to host 'protected' government information
Dimension Data Australia will now be able to provide cloud security services to the Australian Government for protected data.
Decentralisation central – Melbourne launches first Web 3.0 tech hub
Efforts to remake web services in a decentralised, persistent and uncensorable manner are likely the most important work happening in tech today.
Canberra security firm Penten scores $1.3m contract with Australian Army
“This advanced communication technology can be rapidly deployed to individual computers, which will change the way classified information is shared."
NZ & AU join international condemnation against Russia for NotPetya attack
"In a globally connected world our relative geographic isolation offers no protection from cyber threats."
Asking the right questions: The Australian Government’s digital storage plan
If Australia wants to continue to be agile across government technology, cloud technology is a must-have, and the transition needs to happen now.
Breach prevention better than cure for NDB regulations, says Aleron
“Prevention is definitely better than cure in this case," says security consultant.
Kiwi institution picks up major Australian Govt. contract
This contract builds on Datacom Connect’s successful customer care operations for other significant government clients.”
The state of the nation: Government websites fail to serve citizens
The majority of government websites are underperforming, with the best site scoring 4.6 out of 10 - a failing grade.
Exclusive: AWS on Govt cloud migration in the A/NZ public sector
Recently at AWS’s re:Invent event, Techday had the opportunity to sit down with Peter Moore, AWS APAC and Japan regional managing director.
MuleSoft’s integration platform approved and endorsed by Aus Govt
By taking an API-led approach, government agencies are able to put data at the centre of their missions and innovate rapidly, without losing security.
Cisco to develop training programs for Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre
With a $3m investment, Cisco will help to develop solutions to current and emerging skill shortages in cyber technologies.
Optus Business dedicates $3.5m to Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre
Optus Business has announced that it will invest $3.5 million into Australia’s Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).
Macquarie Telecom marks data center expansion plans with new appointment
“The global mega trend to adopt hybrid IT is fuelling demand for our services."
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."