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The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control says the action is in response to the DPRK satellite launch.
David Hollingworth • Sat, 02 Dec 2023
Government announces new digital ID legislation, promises more secure verification online
The Australian government has today (30 November) announced the new legislation that will outline the development of a new Digital ID System in an effort to make online ...
Daniel Croft • Thu, 30 Nov 2023
Tackling cyber crime a key driver behind increased AFP cooperation with INTERPOL
The Australian Federal Police reports a 50 per cent increase in Australian-requested INTERPOL notices.
David Hollingworth • Thu, 30 Nov 2023
Report: Australian government agencies see a sharp increase in cyber attacks
Australia may not be the number one target of cyber attacks, but the HWL Ebsworth hack has more than made up for it.
Government investigates Optus outage after hundreds unable to access 000
The government has announced that it will be reviewing the almost full-day Optus outage that occurred earlier in the month following reports it restricted some ...
Daniel Croft • Tue, 28 Nov 2023
Albanese government appoints dedicated privacy commissioner
Reversing the decision of the Abbott government in 2015, the role of information and privacy commissioner will once again be split into two.
Daniel Croft • Mon, 27 Nov 2023
The ransomware ban is ‘inevitable’ but won’t become reality for at least 2 years
The government has revealed that a ban on ransomware payments will happen, but it won’t for at least two years as more groundwork needs to be laid.
Daniel Croft • Fri, 24 Nov 2023
$47.4m allocated to achieve ACSS’ south-east Asia and Pacific goals
The 2023–2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy (ACSS) is here, outlining the steps the nation will take to secure the country and make it the most cyber secure in the ...
Daniel Croft • Thu, 23 Nov 2023
Protection of children a key concern in government review of online safety legislation
The federal government has announced a review of existing online safety laws to ensure that protections and frameworks are up to date and appropriate for the modern day
Daniel Croft • Wed, 22 Nov 2023
Government releases action plan for the 2023–2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy
The Albanese government today (22 November) released the 2023–2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy action plan, detailing how Australia will achieve the ambitious ...
What to expect from the 2023–2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy
The long-awaited 2023–2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy is due to be released today (22 November), almost a full year after it was announced.
Federal government bolsters cyber security support for SMBs with $41.6m investment
The Albanese government has announced moves to reinforce the cyber security of small and medium businesses (SMBs) as part of the 2023–2030 Australian Cyber Security ...
Daniel Croft • Tue, 21 Nov 2023
Home Affairs’ new Cyber Incident Review Board protects and investigates breached organisations
As part of the nation’s cyber security strategy, the Department of Home Affairs has announced that it will be establishing a Cyber Incident Review Board.
Daniel Croft • Mon, 20 Nov 2023
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