cyber security

Cyber security vendor Cisco has partnered with Victoria University to open a Cybersecurity Training Centre in Melbourne’s West to meet an increasing demand for workers in one of Australia’s fastest growing and under serviced industries. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The jointly-funded Cybersecurity Training Centre is located at

A review of public sector cybersecurity by the national audit office has found Australia Post needs to improve its digital security. Currently it “has not effectively managed cyber security risks” and failed to meet the requirements of its own cyber security risk framework. The two other organisations included in the

Modern inventory systems have come close to perfecting the just-in-time ideal, whether delivering rubber window wiper blades to the manufacturing floor of a Toyota plant at just the right moment, or filling the hot chicken cabinet at your local Woolworths with only so much cheap and tasty, high fat protein

Global and local regulation is helping to concentrate boards’ attention on cyber security risks, according to industry experts. From today boards of APRA-regulated entities are ultimately responsible for ensuring that their organisation maintains its information security. The new prudential standard, CPS 234 Information Security, requires financial institutions clearly define the

In an effort to avoid ‘buying a breach’ Australian companies are paying more attention to the cyber resilience of the firms they want to acquire, according to new research for Forescout Technologies. The study, The Role of Cybersecurity in M&A Diligence, surveyed more than 2,700 IT and business decision makers

While it often seems that companies skate through major breaches of consumer trust with little more than a short-term blip to cash flow or market capitalisation, the evidence suggests that the negative impacts may be more long-lasting and serious. And not just to the executives who lose their jobs —

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Forescout has appointed Terrie Anderson country manager for Australia and New Zealand. In this role, Anderson will focus on helping organisations adopt Forescout’s device visibility and control platform as part of their broader cybersecurity strategy. Anderson will also drive awareness of the market drivers and trends, including IoT security, convergence

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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

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The Australian political digital infrastructure is a target in an ongoing nation state cyber competition which falls just below the threshold of open conflict. Today Prime Minister Scott Morrison made a statement to parliament, saying: The Australian Cyber Security Centre recently identified a malicious intrusion into the Australian Parliament House

The Federal Parliament has suffered a cyber breach and various media outlets are reporting that security agencies are investigating if China is the possible source. Sources have told the ABC the attack was detected in its early stages but authorities are yet to determine if data had been stolen during