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Cybersecurity News

This page is dedicated to news articles from the Cybersecurity Community of Practice.

The latest CAUDIT Cybersecurity Community of Practice Webinars can be found at: Dropbox Paper Showcase.

02 Nov 2016

AusCERT ISAC proposal - an informal working party has been formed via the CoP and continues to meet regularly with AusCERT via Zoom to input and monitor progress on the AusCERT ISAC proposal.  A key milestone date is for the CAUDIT Executive Committee to consider the ISAC service proposal and advise whether there is a minimum of 25 institutions that wish to use the service (and if yes to identify the institutions).

30 Aug 2016

Chair of the CAUDIT Cybersecurity Community of Practice has undertaken a research based study tour to the USA to visit key Cybersecurity threat intelligence and research institutions...

29 Jul 2016

The CAUDIT Cybersecurity CoP  are collaborating on two initiatives.  One is the CAUDIT Top Ten issue of ‘Information Security’ and the other is working in conjunction with CAUDIT and AusCERT on AusCERT’s proposed Information sharing Analysis Centre (ISCAC). 

12 Apr 2016

Tim Lane, Manager, Client Services and Security, Southern Cross University and Chair of the CAUDIT Cybersecurity Community, spoke at the CAUDIT Autumn Members Meeting on Thursday 7th April 2016.

01 Mar 2016

EDUCAUSE is hosting the 14th Annual Security Professionals Conference on 18-20 April 2016, at the Westin Seattle Hotel in Seattle, Washington.

The theme for the conference is Data, Intelligence, Risk and Value: Security and Privacy in Higher Ed. More information is available at the conference website (

01 Oct 2015

A site visit to AusCERT was undertaken on Tuesday 1st September, followed by the QUDIT ICT Security CoP Meeting and a higher education security workshop at QUT on Wednesday 2nd September.  8 Universities participated in the workshop (ACU, CQU, Federation, Griffith, JCU, QUT, SCU and UQ).  

The workshop identified 4 main areas of findings representing both challenges and required responses, summarized as:

06 Aug 2015

The CAUDIT Cybersecurity Community serves as both a strategic and functional vehicle. Engagement by the CoP will focus on trends, risks, threats, impacts, controls and good practices associated with all aspects of cybersecurity related to people, process and technology.

16 Jun 2015

It is planned to organise a site visit to AusCERT at University of QLD sometime soon after the 14th July for about 2 or so hours, followed by lunch....