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  • Samsung Galaxy phones, tablet under review for government use

    The Galaxy S3 and two other Samsung devices could soon be available to government departments in Australia and New Zealand after being accepted by the Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) for evaluation.

    Written by Adam Bender27 May 13 15:27
  • DSD signs Good Technology to secure iOS devices

    Mobile security company Good Technology has been certified by the Australian government’s Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) to protect iPhones and iPads used by government employees.

    Written by Hamish Barwick13 March 13 07:00
  • Aussie spooks give BlackBerry PlayBook thumbs up

    The Defence Signals Directorate has certified the BlackBerry PlayBook for use by the government. The DSD stamp of approval now means government agencies can use the device for accessing data classified as 'protected' or 'restricted'.

    Written by TechWorld staff01 Aug. 11 16:06
  • DSD releases Cloud computing guide for agencies

    Australian intelligence agency Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) has urged government agencies to conduct a risk assessment to determine the viability of Cloud computing technology before jumping head first.

    Written by Chloe Herrick15 April 11 09:00
  • Social engineering remains biggest cyber threat

    Despite increases in the number and capability of botnets for distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, social engineering remains one of the largest cyber security threats to IT infrastructure according to the Australian Federal Police (AFP).

    Written by James Hutchinson24 March 11 11:58
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