VIC Auditor flushes out hundreds of government IT security holes

By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski A new report from the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office (VAGO) has revealed the trigger for the Napthine government’s sweeping government-wide IT security strategy overhaul after 11 government agencies were found to be highly vulnerable to potential cyber-attacks because of “inadequate” security measures. The Victoria government last week officially signed onto […]

Ruddock frets on cyber espionage funding

By Julian Bajkowski Former Attorney General and Opposition Cabinet Secretary Philip Ruddock has accused the Labor Government of piling extra work onto intelligence and security agencies but not sufficiently resourcing them – while at the same time pursuing cosmetic exercises in rebranding. Speaking at the Digital Security Summit 2013 in Canberra on Thursday, Mr Ruddock […]

SAIC builds Victorian cyber security centre

Research and development will be the focus of a cyber security centre to be built in Melbourne with support from the Victorian Government. Global research and development company, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) will develop the regional cyber security centre to support its efforts for the Australian Government and industry clients. Initiatives surrounding the National […]


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