Over five years since the last review, the Australian government has announced a new wide-ranging review into cybersecurity.
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Singapore government again underscores the need for private and public sectors, as well as researchers to boost the country's cyber ecosystem and urges better cooperation to combat cybersecurity threats.
Government announces plans to boost its cybersecurity monitoring facility and set up an operations control center to respond to threats more swiftly. It will also appoint chief information security officers across various government agencies.
The UK surveillance agency GCHQ tackles a shortage of graduates with the necessary information security skills by accrediting degree courses.
Homesick Snowden, be careful if Iran friends you, healthcare cybersecurity will make you ill [Government IT Week]
Well, it looks like celebrity fugitive Edward Snowden wants to come home to the US. I say yes: we'll be glad to provide some public housing. In other news, Iran is using social networking to spy (thereby joining your teenager), TrueCrypt quits, and to no one's surprise, healthcare cybersecurity is sickeningly bad.
This week, the vast majority of our government tech news revolves around cybersecurity, and, by extension, which is the lesser of two evils. We're seeing some awareness improvements in retail, but the price of America's protection against terrorism may be the loss of jobs and tech leadership around the globe.
Privacy experts warned of catastrophic privacy invasions by the U.S. government, but the cybersecurity and data-sharing bill that just won't die has been revived once again by the Senate.
The NSA chief-in-waiting's testimony to Congress may be enough to inspire lawmakers to revive old cybersecurity legislation, which would indemnify Silicon Valley technology giants from sharing their users' data with the government.
The cloud-based cybersecurity firm says it will use the cash to build out a new layer of security protection to help companies and government agencies better understand and react to attacks in real time.
Among the measures proposed by the data security branch of GCHQ to cut risks after Windows XP support ends is a block on government workers with the OS remotely accessing the network.
Nurturing new companies from the sector is seen as insurance policy against new attacks
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has rejected the idea of having the government or private sector regulate the Internet space in the name of cybersecurity.
BlackBerry's new platform has not yet been tested for official government use, according to GCHQ - flying in the face of suggestions that it had been rejected by the department.
Security firms there are gaining an edge from supportive government IT policies, cybersecurity innovations, and a robust talent pool, but face obstacles in bad publicity.
The government is proposing the word "cybersecurity" be included in the country's Computer Misuse Act. It will also harden the legislation to include pre-emptive actions.
The scheme, backed by GCHQ and the government, is based on the expertise of 'quality-assured' companies from the private sector such as BAE Systems Detica.
Government and private sector will work together for the first time to build up the country's defenses against online attacks and foster cybersecurity best practices.
We continue to follow the kindergarten antics of our politicians. But there's only one real truth, and that's this: when the bits hit the firewall, it's the techies who get called.
Cybersecurity analyst calls on government to promote use of local IT products to prevent cyberespionage caused by foreign-made equipment.
The US Congress has passed a highly controversial cybersecurity bill, despite President Obama's office having said he may veto it.The purpose of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is to allow the US government and private technology firms to share data on perceived cyberthreats.
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