NSW to launch new cyber vulnerability response centre

Bathhurst facility to open in July, part of $240 million state effort.

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New South Wales will open a cyber vulnerability response centre in Bathurst in July, the state government said. The announcement follows the announcement a week ago of a $240 million investment in cyber security defence for NSW.

“It will deliver a vital, sector-wide risk management capability and is critical to ensuring enhanced monitoring of at-risk government systems, as well as early identification and remediation of known vulnerabilities, said Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello. The new centre will be operated by Cyber Security NSW.

The centre will also see Cyber Security NSW work in partnership with UpGuard, an Australian cyber security start-up, to provide the NSW government with greater capabilities to detect and manage internet-facing vulnerabilities and data breaches.

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