Canberra-based secure cloud services provider Vault has welcomed the release of new guidelines for vendors to be assessed for their competence in delivering secure cloud services by either public or private sector entities.
New guidelines have been released by the Australian Cyber Security Centre and the Digital Transformation Agency to enable the adoption of secure cloud services across the public and private sector.
After what seems an eternity, an Australian company, born and bred right here, has landed what always seemed to be impossible: a whole-of-government cloud deal with an Australian Government entity.
The head of an Australian cloud company says the new arrangement for awarding contracts for hosting of top-secret government data have advantages over the older one where there was a fixed list of companies certified by the Australian Signals Directorate who could cast their hat in the ring and tout for business.
The Australian Department of Defence will use Microsoft's Azure cloud platform to host SAP/4HANA which will form the foundation of its new enterprise resource planning system.
ASD-certified Protected cloud provider Vault has switched on high-security equipment in the NSW Government's GovDC in Silverwater, the company says, adding that this would provide fast low-level connectivity directly into Vault Cloud.
ASD-certified Protected cloud provider Vault claims the export of its technology has been affected by perceptions about the encryption law which was passed by the Australian Parliament on 6 December last year.
One can't exactly put a name to it, but something akin to cultural cringe must have led the Australian Bureau of Statistics to avoid picking Australian companies to run the 2021 Census.
Australian Signals Directorate-certified Protected cloud provider Vault has announced a collaboration with the University of Technology Sydney and the CSIRO SME Connect office to give a boost to artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Amazon Web Services has gained certification as a Protected Cloud provider from the Australian Signals Directorate, the company said in a statement on Thursday, adding that this meant it could store data with the highest security classification in the AWS Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region.
Amazon plans to enter the Australian Protected cloud market, but it really can't be bothered to offer the same service as it does to the American Government, it would appear.
Canberra-based secure cloud provider Vault has collaborated with software intelligence firm Dynatrace to ensure that its customers can use the Dynatrace platform in its cloud.
ASD-certified Protected cloud provider Vault has been chosen to house all data from Canberra Institute of Technology and cyber-security training firm Fifth Domain's virtual classroom, Penteract.
American software giant Microsoft appears likely to bid for the contract to run the 2021 Australian national census, reliable sources have told iTWire.
Fujitsu has announced that the Clean Energy Regulator will use ServiceNow in the Protected Cloud platform as a Software as a Service offering, making CER the third Federal Government agency to sign up to Fujitsu’s industry cloud for government, built on Vault Protected Cloud.
Three Australian tech firms have collaborated to build a secure and scalable package for enterprise file synchronisation and sharing systems which are hosted in a secure environment.
The trial of Govpass, the ID system that is being planned so Australians can avoid having to repeatedly prove their identity when using government services, will go ahead in October as planned, despite the fact that the cloud provider, Vault Systems, was unceremoniously shown the door.
The Australian Greens say they are "bewildered" at the way the Australian Signals Directorate has handled Microsoft's application for Protected cloud certification and the subsequent departure of a top female officer from the agency's ranks.
The Australian Signals Directorate says the Australian Cyber Security Centre does not apply different security standards to different cloud service providers.
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