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Rising foreign interference exploits insider threats, says DTEX report
5 days ago
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advanced persistent threat protection
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insider threats
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public sector
DTEX Systems' report warns that nation state actors are increasingly exploiting insider threats, escalating their interference and intellectual property theft. The issue necessitates urgent attention for enhancing defensive resilience of entities.
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Parliament's 'pitiful' GBP £6.5m IT budget increase alarms cyber chiefs
Last week
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
Amidst growing cyber threats, Parliament's meagre GBP £6.5 million increase in IT budget, now totalling GBP £67.7 million, prompts national security worries among cybersecurity chiefs.
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IWD 2024: Advancing inclusivity - Women leaders coding a new narrative in the cybersecurity landscape
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cybersecurity
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coding
On International Women's Day 2024, efforts to increase female representation in Australia's cybersecurity sector are highlighted.
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IWD 2024: Championing women in STEM and cybersecurity: Key to safeguarding Australia's future
Last month
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cybersecurity
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gender diversity
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iwd
On International Women's Day 2024, Australia underscored the importance of gender diversity in STEM and cybersecurity fields to bolster national security and futureproof the digital landscape.
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Parliament cyber summit highlights AI threat to national security
Fri, 1st Mar 2024
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ransomware
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ai
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threat intelligence
Cyber-plans to tackle escalating AI threats to national security spotlighted at Parliament Street think tank's summit.
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Armis acquires CTCI, forms AI-powered cybersecurity powerhouse
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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dark web
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Armis acquires AI threat intelligence firm, CTCI, boosting its forecast abilities and creating a powerful new Global Threat Intelligence Service.
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Flare uncovers cyber threat landscape by Russian hackers
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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cybersecurity
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national security
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sensitive information
Cybersecurity firm Flare exposes the escalating threat posed by initial access brokers on Russian hacking forums.
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PMT Communications welcomes industry veterans as part of expansion
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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wifi
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national security
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telco
PMT Communications, a subsidiary of PMT Security, enlists seasoned industrial veterans for its key executive roles, signalling its strategy towards comprehensive expansion.
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VIAVI solutions awarded $21.7 million NTIA grant for Open RAN project
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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5g
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wireless networks
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benchmarking
VIAVI Solutions lands a substantial $21.7M grant from the U.S. NTIA to further their Open RAN project, touted to revolutionise the telecom supply chain while fortifying Arizona's burgeoning tech scene.
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AI chatbots posing risks of terrorism incitement – expert
Tue, 2nd Jan 2024
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ai
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islamic state
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national security
AI chatbots could potentially radicalise new waves of violent extremists, underscoring the need for revised terrorism laws.
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Tenable Solutions passes IRAP assessment for optimal cyber security
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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acsc
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critical infrastructure
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australian signals directorate
Tenable Solutions successfully passes a PROTECTED level IRAP assessment, reinforcing its commitment to top cyber security standards.
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Military cyber security market to reach $7.2 billion by 2029
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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digital transformation
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advanced persistent threat protection
Surge predicted in military cyber security market, poised to reach a significant $7.2bn by 2029, according to figures from Adroit Market Research.
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Gartner predicts key trends in M&A landscape through 2024
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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inflation
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m&a
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gartner
Gartner outlines key trends in the M&A landscape, driving focus on tech opportunities, AI adoption and regulatory complexities.
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AI focus to drive global M&A activity upswing in 2024, says Gartner
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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ai
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telstra ventures
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inflation
Gartner predicts that a renewed emphasis on technology, particularly AI, will boost the global M&A market in 2024 after a downturn in activity.
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Intel's supercomputers earn top spots in global TOP500 list
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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network infrastructure
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hpc
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hpe
Intel adds 23 new systems to the TOP500 list, including 4 in the top 10, featuring Data Centre GPU Max Series and 4th Gen Xeon Scalable processors.
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McGrathNicol teams up with SentinelOne to boost cyber attack readiness
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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physical security
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cybersecurity
McGrathNicol Advisory has partnered with SentinelOne to enhance cybersecurity capabilities, using the Singularity Data Lake for threat intelligence.
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Tarian Technologies launches groundbreaking data security software, Need2Know
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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firewall
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network security
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physical security
Tarian Technologies unveils Need2Know, a progressive multi-tier encryption software, enhancing data security measures.
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Roke secures £40m contract for the British Army's ISTAR programme
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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engineering
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science
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business analyst
UK innovator Roke secures £40m contract with British Army for creating an integrated ISTAR system to enhance data-led decision making.
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Critical infrastructure: Beyond just cyber security
Wed, 27th Sep 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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critical infrastructure
Australia's critical infrastructure security is a vital part of national competitiveness, requiring compliance with new regulations.
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Thales Australia appoints Duncan Lewis AO DSC CSC as New Board Chair
Wed, 7th Jun 2023
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cybersecurity
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national security
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defence
Thales Australia has appointed Duncan Lewis AO DSC CSC, former Secretary of Defence and Director-General of ASIO as Chair of its Board.
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Protegrity’s new borderless data solution to aid compliance
Mon, 17th Apr 2023
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digital transformation
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data solutions
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privacy
The solution aids global enterprises in navigating an increasingly regulated, fragmented data privacy landscape by enabling data transfers across geographies.
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Integrated space and spatial industry key to securing Australia's future
Wed, 15th Mar 2023
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satellite
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spatial
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national security
National coalition unveils roadmap to integrate space and geospatial industries for Australia's economic success and national security.
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Former NSA Director Joins Duality Advisory Board
Wed, 22nd Feb 2023
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cloud services
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data protection
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Former NSA Director Michael Rogers joins Duality Technologies as advisor for privacy-preserving data collaboration in public and private sectors.
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OECD adopts privacy safeguards while accessing personal data
Fri, 16th Dec 2022
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oecd
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digital economy
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privacy
The agreement is on approaches to safeguarding the privacy and other freedoms when accessing personal data for national security and law enforcement purposes.