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Cybersecurity
Microsoft partners with AustCyber to launch cybersecurity traineeship program
Microsoft is partnering with AustCyber to launch a new cybersecurity traineeship program.
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Cybersecurity
CyberCX and AustCyber launch platform to boost Aus cybersecurity industry
"Australia has some of the best cyber talent in the world, but we need to expand the supply of talent coming through the pipeline if we are to have a vibrant and globally competitive economy."
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Australia
Stone & Chalk and AustCyber confirm strategic merger
"The integration of Stone & Chalk and AustCyber will enable our joint organisation to pursue a resilient and prosperous future not just for founders, enterprise and governments, but for all of Australia.”
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Cybersecurity
AustCyber research shows huge potential of cybersecurity market
For the first time, the gross value added (GVA) of Australia’s cybersecurity sector can be estimated, at $2.3 billion.
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Fortinet
Cybermerc launches AU cyber threat intelligence platform, AUSHIELD
So far Australian National University, Fortinet, Anomali, Elastic, Vault Cloud, and startups SecureStack and Countersight have joined the project.
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Event
National Missing Persons Hackathon returns for a second year
The event saw 650 participants, 150 judges and 75 volunteers gather across Australia and internationally via a virtual platform, to generate new leads for national missing person cases on behalf of Australian police.
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Cybersecurity
Investment in Digital Trust crucial for Australian economy, study finds
Digital Trust is playing an increasingly important role in the Australian economy, both in terms of enabling more investment and jobs, and reducing the risk of disruption to businesses around the country.
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Small and Medium Enterprise / SME
Airlock Digital seeks to empower Aussie SMEs with AustCyber funding
“With more SMEs and other organisations looking to adopt application whitelisting as a primary cyber defence mechanism, we plan to significantly expand Airlock Digital's partner network."
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Cybersecurity
Tasmania Node launches with a focus on developing cyber security innovation
The Tasmania Node will have a particular focus on driving national strategy in the smart cities, Internet of Things (IoT) and marine technology sectors.
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Cybersecurity
Official launch of AustCyber’s cybersecurity Innovation Node
The node is the latest addition to AustCyber’s national network of cybersecurity Innovation Nodes.
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Cybersecurity
Canberra Cyber Security Innovation Node launches
The Canberra Node is a part of the National Network of Nodes, which accelerates cyber capability development and innovation across Australia.
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Anonymous
Interview: Former Anonymous member turns his talents toward SMB security
Adam Bennett discusses his Anonymous origins, the state of cyber threats in Australia, and what his new company Red Piranha is all about.
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Cybersecurity
AustCyber appoints Michelle Price as its new CEO
Michelle Prices moves from her previous post as AustCyber’s chief operating officer to the role of CEO, after Craig Davies stepped down from the role.
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Encryption
Interview: Randtronics' take on encryption - and why quantum computing is not a threat
Randtronics’ Bob Adhar on the importance of encrypting your data.
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Cybersecurity
Interview: AustCyber's leading role in the Australian security space
Robin Block spoke to AustCyber's Craig Davies on investing in the Australian cybersecurity industry.