National computer emergency response team CERT Australia has announced it will become part of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). 

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has pledged his support for the local armed forces industry, awarding three Australian businesses defence contracts in an effort to shore up Australia’s military preparedness

 

 

The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has publicly released a design system outlining a proposal to implement blockchain technology in developing online services and government websites.

 

The Small Business Taskforce has handed in its final report to Treasurer Scott Morrison, expressing concerns over ongoing cybersecurity fears among Australian small businesses.

Global insurance giant Allianz has teamed with tech power-hitters Cisco and Apple and insurance broker Aon to develop a comprehensive cyber risk management solution.

The NSW Government has announced an $11.4 million agreement with Data61, a technology research and development arm of the CSIRO, to fund a number of technology initiatives for the state, with a key focus on cybersecurity.

Representatives from Australia and Singapore have signed a two-year agreement to cooperate on cybersecurity, including a commitment to share incident and threat reports as well as joint security training.

PwC has called on bank and business chief executives to consider Cybersecurity more seriously and better implement safeguarding practices.

PwC has called on bank and business chief executives to consider Cybersecurity more seriously and better implement safeguarding practices.

The Reserve Bank of India’s research wing would conduct a workshop to assist bank leaders to identify and manage cybercrime threats.

The Reserve Bank of India’s research wing would conduct a workshop to assist bank leaders to identify and manage cybercrime threats.

A live poll conducted at the FST Future of Security conference in Melbourne last week found that the successful implementation of a security agility system was the main priority for major financial firms.