DIT Australia and New Zealand Cyber Security Opportunities



  • NSW Digital Restart Fund (DRF): Investment (AUD 1.6 billion) to accelerate whole of NSW government digital transformation. It has been developed to enable iterative, multi-disciplinary approaches to digital/ICT planning, development and service provision and will complement existing investment approaches in digital/ICT. More here.

  • The fund includes AUD 240 million for cyber security.
  • The DRF will fund digital initiatives that deliver a Life journey, Life event service or a state digital asset, or accelerate legacy modernisation or digital capability.
  • Applying for funding can be viewed here and companies that wish to discuss the eligibility and pre-screening process can contact the DRF team on digital.restart.fund@customerservice.nsw.gov.au.

Market Intelligence

  • Over the past two weeks there have been several major cyber security announcements from both federal and state government – highlighting the national priority to increase cyber security preparedness and posture of government and industry. Attached to this update is a summary of these announcements.
  • Main announcements include:

  • $1.35 billion CESAR Package – Nations largest ever investment in cyber security
  • $1.6 billion NSW Digital Restart Fund for Digital Infrastructure
  • NSW Government Seeks input on next cyber Strategy
  • New Regional Cyber Security Centre and Taskforce Launched