Cyber security

Victoria is leading the nation on cyber security.

The State Government of Victoria has provided strong  backing to establish a hub of cyber security infrastructure based in the heart of Melbourne's financial services district, Docklands.

Cyber Security Growth Centre (CSGC)

Responsible for developing the national strategy for cyber security, the A$30 million CSGC has a node in the Docklands-based cyber security cluster. The CSGC will coordinate cyber security research and innovation to reduce overlap and maximise impact. It will improve engagement between research and business; and  develop cyber security management and workforce skills.

Data61's Cyber Security Innovation Hub

Data61 is Australia's leading digital research agency and a business unit of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research  Organisation (CSIRO), Australia's largest research group.

The CSIRO's digital research unit Data61 has opened its new national cyber security centre in Melbourne

The centre works on national research projects and is a focal point for collaboration by key players across Australia's cybersecurity innovation  ecosystem. Data61 has a strong delivery focus, underpinned by excellence in engineering, technology development, user  experience, and commercialising data-centric solutions.

Oceania Cyber Security Centre (OCSC)

The Oceania  Cyber Security Centre will pool together eight Victorian universities and major private sector partners to advance Victoria's  capabilities in cyber security training, education, research, policy, and entrepreneurship. OCSC enables industry to access the nation's talent in cyber security academia and training. OCSC carry out research, and work with private  sector partners to reduce security risks.

Melbourne's position as a hub for collaboration in cyber security provides opportunities for growth in Victoria.

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