Women critical to future of Australia’s cyber security: report
A new report by RMIT’s Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation (CCSRI) has highlighted the stark underrepresentation of women in the cyber security workforce.
CCSRI Awarded Best Education Project at iTnews Awards
The RMIT Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation (CCSRI) was recognised for outstanding work on their delivery of the Enhancing Cyber project at the 2023 iTnews Benchmark Awards.
The Australian Security Industry Workforce - Understanding Gender Dimensions Project Study
This study aims to gain an accurate picture of the security industry workforce in Australia. The goal of this study is to identify practical ways to expand and diversify the industry’s talent pool to best equip it for the growing challenges and demands it faces.
RMIT University launches Australia’s first Hybrid Threat Centre between Australia and Lithuania
On Tuesday 13th December 2022, the Australian Lithuanian Cyber Research Network (ALCRN) launched the Australian Lithuanian Hybrid Threat Centre.
Cyber Security Standards in the Australian Mining and Minerals Industry
A study to expand awareness and promote best practice
Women’s employment in the Cyber Security industry is growing
Women’s employment in the Cyber Security industry is now growing faster in comparison to men, new research by RMIT finds.
‘Nord Stream’ – the need to prioritise security of critical infrastructure at sea
The recent sabotage of the Nord Stream pipeline, a key piece of critical infrastructure in which Europe energy sector depends, highlights the requirement to prioritise security underwater infrastructure.
Digital Skills the key to securing Melbourne’s Cyber Security Future
A new report by RMIT University 'Digital Skills and Cyber Security: How do we secure our future' attempts to understand the current digital skills issues, and the challenges the pandemic brought about, in the context of developing Melbourne as a Digital CBD. The research is funded by the Victorian State Government.
Tide/RMIT collaboration heralds a cybersecurity revolution to be showcased at the prestigious Technology Surprise Forum
Year-long research partnership results in RMIT validating Tide’s breakthrough in “True Zero-Trust” security, culminating in invitation to present at coveted national security event, the Technology Surprise Forum.
RMIT University launches international Cyber Security network between Australia and Lithuania
8 February marks Safer Internet Day and today it represents the launch of the Australian - Lithuanian Cyber Research Network, a joint initiative of RMIT University and Mykolas Romeris University.
Ransomware: A Global Problem
What is ransomware? Ransomware is a form of malware that makes organisations computers or files unusable until they agree to pay an anonymous fee to the attacker usually via a cryptocurrency payment.
Cyber Security: Protecting Civil Society
Cyber Security is often linked to state threat actors or criminal cyber gangs trying to harm systems or trying to make financial gains from unsuspecting organisations. But the positive aspects of IT technology are often overlooked, IT technology has the ability to transform individuals life’s, organisations and societies.
Victorian government announces $44.6 million investment in RMIT
RMIT’s CBD North campus will be the focus of a new urban renewal project thanks to a $44.6m Victorian Government investment.
Critical Infrastructure in the COVID-19 Age
Australia is a developed and mature society and is highly dependent on key critical systems at both the national and state level. These systems have become more dominant as the Information Age has developed. We can group these together and describe them as critical infrastructures; infrastructures so vital that if it is incapacity or destroyed it would have a debilitating impact on our defence / national security as well as our daily lives.