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AustCyber stories

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Cydarm and Retrospect Labs support Australian women in cyber comp
Wed, 2nd Nov 2022
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Cydarm and Retrospect Labs have partnered to support the 2022 Australian Women in Security Network Response Competition.
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Microsoft and AustCyber tackle cybersecurity skills shortage
Mon, 25th Jul 2022
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Microsoft has partnered with AustCyber and other education and training providers to offer a credible alternative pathway to enter the cybersecurity industry.
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EY appoints Michelle Price as Partner
Fri, 25th Mar 2022
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Michelle Price joins EY as Partner in Oceania's cybersecurity and trusted technology practice, to lead the Government and Public Sector team.
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Microsoft partners with AustCyber to launch cybersecurity traineeship program
Mon, 26th Jul 2021
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Microsoft partners with AustCyber to launch a cybersecurity traineeship program, aiming to support 200 participants into a cyber career.
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CyberCX and AustCyber launch platform to boost Aus cybersecurity industry
Tue, 16th Feb 2021
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Australia's largest cybersecurity firm, CyberCX, and AustCyber have launched CyberSeek, an interactive mapping tool for the cybersecurity job market.
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Stone & Chalk and AustCyber confirm strategic merger
Mon, 15th Feb 2021
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Stone - Chalk and AustCyber merge to boost growth for Australian tech companies and provide support in cyber security and emerging technologies.
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AustCyber research shows huge potential of cybersecurity market
Mon, 30th Nov 2020
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For the first time, the gross value added (GVA) of Australia’s cybersecurity sector can be estimated, at $2.3 billion.
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Cybermerc launches AU cyber threat intelligence platform, AUSHIELD
Tue, 24th Nov 2020
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So far Australian National University, Fortinet, Anomali, Elastic, Vault Cloud, and startups SecureStack and Countersight have joined the project.
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National Missing Persons Hackathon returns for a second year
Wed, 4th Nov 2020
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The National Missing Persons Hackathon has taken place in Australia, with 650 participants generating leads for national missing person cases.
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Investment in Digital Trust crucial for Australian economy, study finds
Mon, 13th Jul 2020
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AustCyber report warns that a cyberattack could cost Australia AU$30bn and 163,000 jobs.
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Airlock Digital seeks to empower Aussie SMEs with AustCyber funding
Mon, 6th Jul 2020
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Airlock Digital taps £930k AustCyber fund to boost SME cyber safety amidst remote work spike.
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Tasmania Node launches with a focus on developing cyber security innovation
Tue, 4th Feb 2020
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The Tasmania Node will have a particular focus on driving national strategy in the smart cities, Internet of Things (IoT) and marine technology sectors.
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Official launch of AustCyber’s cybersecurity Innovation Node
Mon, 3rd Feb 2020
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Tasmania boosts cybersecurity with new AustCyber node in Launceston.
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Canberra Cyber Security Innovation Node launches
Tue, 24th Sep 2019
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The Canberra Node is a part of the National Network of Nodes, which accelerates cyber capability development and innovation across Australia.
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Interview: Former Anonymous member turns his talents toward SMB security
Mon, 20th Aug 2018
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Adam Bennett discusses his Anonymous origins, the state of cyber threats in Australia, and what his new company Red Piranha is all about.
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AustCyber appoints Michelle Price as its new CEO
Wed, 4th Apr 2018
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Michelle Prices moves from her previous post as AustCyber’s chief operating officer to the role of CEO, after Craig Davies stepped down from the role.
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Interview: Randtronics' take on encryption - and why quantum computing is not a threat
Mon, 22nd Jan 2018
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Aussie CEO Bob Adhar's Randtronics set to lead global encryption tech, readying for a quantum future.
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Interview: AustCyber's leading role in the Australian security space
Wed, 25th Oct 2017
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Craig Davies, head of AustCyber, discusses goals and challenges of growing Australian cyber security industry.