Australian companies will be able to share information on cyber threats in an effort to defend themselves against attack as part of a platform being developed with funding from the federal government.
Cybermerc has raised $ 1.22 million to help develop Aushield Defend, a threat intelligence platform for Australian industry, researchers and universities.
Cybermerc chief Matthew Nevin said the new platform will allow Australians to work together to protect networks.
“This includes universities and research institutes which, as a world first, will have access to the latest malware and will be able to use it to work with industry as part of a national effort to defend our digital economy” , did he declare. said.
Latest AustCyber Fund Series Will Also Go To TAFE Cybersecurity Education Project, University Of Adelaide Project To Provide Schools With Cyber Resources And Cybersecurity Job Platform .
Experts say China is likely behind sophisticated cyber attacks on Australia’s private and public organizations, but Canberra’s political leaders refuse to point the finger.