Australia slides down Global Cybersecurity Index

As the Prime Minister talks up global co-operation on security operations with British Prime Minister Theresa May, Australia slumps on the United Nations International Telecommunication Union's Global Cyber Security Index

Australia's score of just 0.44 in co-operation saw us drop from fourth to seventh position, behind Oman and Malaysia.

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Peter Dutton Tight-lipped on Department's Cyber-Security Failure

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SHAYNE NEUMANN MP - GAI BRODTMANN MP

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton refuses to answer questions when asked about the lack of cyber resilience in the Department of Immigration and Border Protection as revealed in the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) report Cybersecurity Follow-up Audit.

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Estimates Reveal Immigration Department at Risk of Cyber Attack

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - NEUMANN & BRODTMANN

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Small Business Cyber Security Too Little Too Late From Government

This week's news that 12 Australian small businesses have fallen victim to ‘WannaCry’ Ransomware unfortunately comes as no surprise to Labor.

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Hope Springs Eternal on Government Cyber Security

When asked this morning whether Australia’s government agencies were protected against the cyber threats experienced last Friday, the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security said, “I would hope so”.

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One Year On, Plenty Of Outputs But Few Outcomes

Today marked the first anniversary of the launch of the Turnbull Government’s Australian Cyber Security Strategy.  

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Small Business Cyber Security a Blind Spot for Turnbull Government

There has been a flurry of Turnbull Government activity on the cyber security front this week – and, until today, all of it has ignored small business.

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Prime Minister Needs to Tend His Own Cyber Security Patch

Given reports that 90 percent of companies and government agencies have been the targets of cyber threats in the last 12 months, Labor welcomes news of the Prime Minister's cyber security forum with the private sector today.

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Therapy Needed for Government's Cyber Insecurity

Labor welcomes today’s news the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security has called in Facebook to brief MPs and Senators on cyber safety in light of the recent scams on their pages.

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Another Parliamentary year passes without privacy alerts

Today Australians were on the brink of finally being given a basic privacy protection which they have waited three years for, but the Government has squibbed it yet again.

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