Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert, was on hand to help unveil the University of New South Wales' (UNSW) Canberra's Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACCS) in Canberra. The centre, which is located at the Australian Defence Force Academy, will enhance UNSW’s strengths in computer/network security, risk management, international politics/ethics, law and big data analytics.
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At least three local organisations have been hit by WannaCrypt/WannaCry, according to the Australian government.
A survey conducted by the Australian Cyber Security Centre among organisations that are currently partners of the ACSC and its member agencies has revealed that the majority suffered security breaches in 2015-16.
The Australian Cyber Security Centre has issued a warning to Australian enterprises that they may be exposed to security threats through their relationships with managed service providers.
A new facility for the Australian Cyber Security Centre will house up to 650 workstations, offering significant room for the ACSC to expand. However, a crucial driver for the ACSC’s relocation is that it will boost opportunities for collaboration between the centre’s lead agency — the Australian Signals Directorate — and the other agencies that participate in the ACSC.
The government's Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released a guide intended to help organisations lock down network assets, such as application servers and domain controllers, by protecting accounts that have admin privileges.
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