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Breaking down the cybersecurity strategy 2023-2030: Phase three (2029-2030)
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Explore the final phase of Australia's Cyber Security Strategy for 2023-2030, focused on global leadership and leveraging prior phase capabilities.
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Less words, more action: How to become a more sustainable retailer
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martech
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commerce systems
Customer pressures for greener alternatives coupled with increasing regulatory scrutiny makes sustainability a strategic priority in 2024.
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Adelaide set to bloom as AI hub with Trellis Data's expansion
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Trellis Data's new office in Adelaide positions the city as an emerging hub for AI, intending to solidify the Australian company's role within the local AI sector and create around 300 to 500 jobs.
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Qlik achieves Protected level IRAP status for public sector
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Qlik attains Protected level assessment from Australia's IRAP, furthering its capability to aid government and regulated sectors in AI-powered DX.
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Breaking down the cybersecurity strategy 2023-2030 (Phase two 2026-2028)
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iot security
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wireless networks
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cybersecurity
The second phase of Cyber Security Strategy aims for scalable maturity, focusing on tech investments, diverse workforce, and cross-sector partnerships.
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The imperative for collaborative IT in Australian state governments
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cybersecurity
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collaboration
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australian government
Australian state governments are being urged to embrace collaborative IT, leveraging partnerships and resource pooling to create effective, standardised solutions and tackle skills shortages in sectors including bushfire management and cybersecurity.
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Okta attains IRAP security status for Australian government use
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cybersecurity
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Okta, a leading identity partner, achieves an IRAP-protected-level assessment, strengthening the Australian Government's trust in modern Identity solutions by reinforcing security against cyber threats.
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archTIS reports strong Q2 results & record 1H24 performance
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bae systems
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kpmg
Strong Q2 results and record 1H24 earnings put archTIS Limited, a secure data collaboration software firm, en route to achieving imminent revenue expansion and nearing cash flow positivity.
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Data Privacy Day: Veritas stresses the need for robust data management
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endpoint protection
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
In the run-up to Data Privacy Day, Veritas Technologies' Pete Murray underlines the critical need for regulatory safeguards amid growing threats from AI-powered cyber attacks.
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Breaking down Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030
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Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030, aimed toward transforming the nation from highly vulnerable to a global cyber risk leader, embarks on its urgent 'Phase One', following a 14% rise in cyber attacks last year.
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Australia's digital equity in government websites improves significantly
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creative technologies
Digital equity and site performance in Australian government websites showed significant improvements over the last year, bagging the second spot in global rankings, reports Adobe.
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Australia aims to become global cybersecurity leader by 2030
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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Australia intensifies its cybersecurity measures with ambitions of becoming a global frontrunner in digital protection initiatives by 2030.
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Predictions for AI & cybersecurity in the APAC region for 2024
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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ai security
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APAC's 2024 forecast of AI and cybersecurity suggests increased risks as Generative AI opens avenues for varied-language phishing attacks.
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Plerion becomes only Australian software firm with AWS Security Competency status
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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cloud security
Australian cybersecurity firm Plerion secures exclusive AWS Security Competency status, affirming its cloud security prowess.
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Scottish fintech firm Know-it expands to Australia amidst sector growth
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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australian government
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investment
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business continuity
Renowned Scottish fintech firm, Know-it, announces expansion to Australia to join its thriving fintech sector.
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Australian firms can now register for RatifyID, a trusted digital identity app
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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market
Australian companies can now register for RatifyID, a TDIF-certified digital identity verification app.
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Equinix to deploy liquid cooling tech in over 100 global data centres
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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pc hardware
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partner programmes
Equinix plans to extend liquid cooling technologies to over 100 of its global data centres to support high-performance workloads such as AI.
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Australia leads in global cybersecurity with phishing-resistant measures
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
Australia adopts robust cybersecurity measures, leading global efforts in phishing-resistance, and positions as a prospective cybersecurity leader by 2030.
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Partnership aims to help Australian businesses with Privacy compliance
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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compliance
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australian government
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data sharing
This partnership emerges in response to recent high-profile data breaches and the Australian Government's significant overhaul of privacy laws, representing the most extensive revamp in decades.
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Sekuro expands cybersecurity operations into the UK
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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cyber risk
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security posture
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australian government
Australian cyber security firm Sekuro, has expanded its operations into the United Kingdom in efforts to aid British organisations.
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Cybersecurity can be a source of competitive advantage for Australia
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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breach prevention
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Australian MP Clare O'Neil's $600m investment aims to make Australia the leading nation in cybersecurity, recognizing its potential as a competitive advantage.
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Zimperium launches Australia's first sovereign-hosted MTD capabilities
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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apple
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smartphones
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endpoint protection
Zimperium has launched Australia's first sovereign-hosted mobile threat defence service, enhancing national cybersecurity efforts.
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Australia pledges no ransom payments for cyber attacks at CRI Summit
Sat, 4th Nov 2023
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dark web
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ai security
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australian government
Australia officially pledges at the CRI Summit not to pay ransom for cyber attacks, affirming its dedication to combatting global cybercrime.
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Australian firms fail to defend against 42% of cyberattacks, finds study
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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cybersecurity
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forrester research
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australian government
Study reveals 42% of cyberattacks successfully penetrate Australian firms, indicating a reliance on reactive measures.