Once a closely guarded secret, the role of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) in what the organisation’s director-general, Mike Burgess, describes as “offensive cyber operations” has been acknowledged by Canberra since 2016.
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The variety of applications and services employed by MPs and their staff present a security challenge that is probably unique across the federal public sector, according to the Department of Parliamentary Services.
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is preparing to assess the feasibility of a managed DNS service that can be used by government organisations and critical infrastructure providers to block known malicious domains.
Australian cloud service provider Vault is working with researchers from the University of Technology Sydney and the CSIRO to better support artificial intelligence (AI), and high performance computing (HPC) in its secure cloud environment.
The Australian government believes that an unnamed state actor penetrated the networks of the Liberal, National and Labor parties, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said today.