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An interactive mapping tool was launched today to track the state of the Australian cyber security job market in real time. Currently, the tool shows demand for cyber skills in Australia is far outstripping supply creating a “dangerous shortage” of local skills. CyberSeek launched Tuesday as a joint initiative between

Australian tech accelerator network Stone & Chalk has merged with cybersecurity organisation AustCyber in a deal that will see the two technology networks share resources to accelerate growth in the local sector. AustCyber – an independent not for profit established in 2017 with federal government grants to grow the Australian

Australia’s external spending on cybersecurity products and services grew by eight per cent to A$3.9 billion in 2018, compared to six per cent growth in 2017, according to a new AustCyber report.  Global spending for cybersecurity will continue to soar over the next eight years by 88 per cent with

Cybersecurity is considered one of the biggest threats to the world economy, but according to Australian researchers at State of Play, it will take a catastrophic event for it to be taken seriously in the mining industry. Through interviews, survey and deep analysis of Australia’s largest mining and service companies,

EY Oceania cybersecurity lead Anthony Robinson and Aleron founders Mark Wroniak and Alex Morkos.

EY Australia has acquired Sydney-based cybersecurity consultancy, Aleron which specialises in cybersecurity strategy, architecture design and implementation.  Founders Mark Wroniak and Alex Morkos, will join EY as partners, bringing with them 36 staff and contractors across Australia. As part of the asset acquisition, EY will acquire Aleron’s cybersecurity analytics and

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The lack of coordination approach to cybersecurity regulation and standards is causing extreme confusion across Australian industries, says Michelle Price, CEO at AustCyber. During a cybersecurity panel in Sydney last week, Price claimed cyber security and cyber resilience is the true horizontal sector of the economy.  “[Cybersecurity] does touch every

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The big four banks are backing a new educational initiative, the Schools Cyber Security program, designed to teach high school students about cyber security skills and encourage them to pursue a career in IT. The Australian Computer Academy (ACA) developed the $1.35 million national program which will be taught to

Senior business executives are finally taking cyber security threats seriously, according to new research from Gartner. In research released last week, the analysts identified what they argue are the top six security and risk management trends, ranging from the expected technology advancements to fresh geopolitical and regulatory considerations. Sign up