Business management software provider Pronto Software has invested $1.3 million into Melbourne cybersecurity startup Forticode, and signed on to partner with the startup on the further development of its smartphone authentication system.
London-based Relx Group, a multinational analytics company, has acquired Australia-founded digital identity company ThreatMetrix for £580 million (just over $1 billion) in cash.
Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital has participated in a US$3.1 million Series A round for Singapore cybersecurity startup Horangi.
Armourcell is a peel-and-stick square that can be slapped onto the back of mobile phones to protect a user’s mobile phone from wireless breaches.
The Victorian Government has established the Victoria Cyber Security Strategy, which outlines how the government will move against cyber threats.
WithYouWithMe looks to combat veteran unemployment rates through its online job matching platform, which pairs veterans to jobs.
The NSW Government has revealed the cybersecurity and fintech startups heading to the Tel Aviv Austrade Landing Pad for a 10 day bootcamp.
Trend Micro has announced the launch of a $100 million corporate venture fund designed to support emerging tech markets, with IoT one of the key focuses.
The NSW Government has announced that it’s opened applications for ‘Israel Calling’, a Tel Aviv bootcamp targeting fintech and cybersecurity startups.
Global professional services company EY has announced the acquisition of Melbourne-based IAM software provider, Open Windows.
Sydney startup Secure Code Warrior has developed an online platform to help train programmers in cybersecurity through a gamified testing process.
This week ASX and ASIC have launched a new cyber health check for Australia’s top 100 listed companies. The voluntary survey, an initiative promised in the government’s $230 million cyber security strategy, aims to improve the cyber security defences of Australia’s largest companies.
Brisbane-based cybersecurity startup Entersoft has been selected to take part in the SuperCharger FinTech 2.0 accelerator program, kicking off in Hong Kong early next year.
Following an $8 million partnership with La Trobe University, Optus has today announced an $8 million investment into a new Advanced Security Operations Centre [ASOC]. This new centre is part of Optus’ plan to dominate the cybersecurity sector, which is now the largest area of investment for the telecommunications giant.
National Australian Bank (NAB) has announced its alliance with two global leading financial institutions- Israel’s Bank Leumi and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). The alliance will open up opportunities for NAB to tap into international innovation initiatives and insights, with a major focus on looking at blockchain technology.