A ‘speed networking’ event at NSW Parliament this week brought together representatives of 25 companies that are seeking the next generation of cyber security talent with 130 students from the state’s universities.
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The 2018-19 New South Wales budget earmarks $20 million over four years to boost the state government’s “preparedness for and response to cyber security issues across all agencies”.
Scytl has won a $1.9 million contract to upgrade the NSW Electoral Commission’s iVote application.
A new report by the New South Wales auditor-general, Margaret Crawford, says that state government agencies’ ability to detect and respond to cyber security incidents “needs to improve significantly and quickly”.
A new initiative backed by the New South Wales government brings together major universities in a new network to boost cyber security research and development.
Labor will push for New South Wales to adopt new laws requiring state government agencies to notify individuals if their data is involved in a serious privacy breach