Monday, 29 June 2020 08:42

AustCyber allocates balance of $15M project fund

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Federally-funded not-for-profit AustCyber has announced the final four projects that will be financially supported by its $15 million fund intended to help the Australian cyber security industry.

The money remaining in AustCyber's project fund after supporting ten previously announced projects will go to consortia led by South Metropolitan TAFE, Cybermerc, the University of Adelaide, and Untapped.

South Metropolitan TAFE's project continues the deepening the framework for the national delivery of vocational cyber security education and training.

Cybermerc, the Australian National University, Vault Cloud, Anomali, SecureStack and Countersight are establishing the Aushield Defend national threat intelligence portal that will collect and share data of new cyber attacks targeting Australian businesses.

"This project is about building a community. Right now, Australian businesses are defending themselves in isolation. We want them to collaborate. Aushield provides an effective way to connect businesses so they can defend each other," said Cybermerc CEO and co-founder Matthew Nevin. "Aushield also brings cyber security companies and Australian universities together. Universities can study new attack methods and inform next generation defensive technologies, to secure Australia's digital border."

The University of Adelaide, Google Australia and CSIRO are developing a massive open online course (MOOC) to provide cyber focused resources and challenges to support and encourage Australian schoolteachers in national cyber security education efforts.

Untapped, DXC Technology's Dandelion Program, La Trobe University and Curtin University are developing a virtual, cloud-based, cyber security training and assessment centre in Australia to connect individuals with cyber security employment opportunities and options for further study.

AustCyber CEO Michelle Price, said the projects will add value to Australia's cyber security sector as well as provide potentially world leading innovative solutions for all sectors of the economy more broadly.

"The growing demand for cyber security products and services is a significant economic opportunity for Australia. Supporting cyber resiliency improves our nation's overall global competitiveness, as well as its security. The news of sustained cyber attacks over recent weeks highlights the importance of digital trust and building a resilient cyber security infrastructure for Australia.

"The field of applications for this round of AustCyber's projects fund was highly competitive and covered a wide range of areas of cyber capability. The recipients were selected through a robust process supported by industry experts, who helped us with the tough job of narrowing down which applications would receive funding.

"The projects fund is one of our key mechanisms used to identify and support cyber security innovation through to commercialisation in Australia, complementing projects funded through industry, research organisations and other government initiatives. It is also great to see Australian companies partnering with domestic and international corporates within the broader ecosystem. AustCyber is excited to be working with recipients and their consortia partners as they deliver on their projects over the next twelve months."

The ten previously announced projects are being run by Aarnet, Airlock Digital, Alpha Beta, Amplify Intelligence, Cynch Security, Fifth Domain, Serinus Security, Kortek, Locii, Penten, Quad IQ, Responsight, and WorldStack.


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Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.

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