Government Cyber Security

Sovereign secure solutions protecting digital services and citizen data

Helping your agencies detect and respond to increased cyber threats.

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Government Solutions

In recent years there has been a steady increase in malicious cyber activity targeted at Australian organisations. Particularly concerning is the attempt to infiltrate government agencies. According to the latest Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Annual Cyber Threat Report, 35% of cyber incidents targeted federal, state and local government. (Source: www.

Whether you are looking to secure your data, clouds, mobile workforce, or user data, Telstra’s sovereign secure solutions are built to align with Australian compliance and security regulations, supported by Telstra’s local Security Operations Centres and certified Australian security experts.

A trusted partner with experience across all tiers of government, cyber hubs, whole of government, and critical infrastructure, talk to Telstra today.

Cyber Detection and Response

A 24/7 Managed Security Operations Centre (SOC) service that monitors the IT infrastructure of Australian government agencies on their behalf.

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Sovereign SecureEdge

A government-specific gateway facilitating secure data flows and inter-agency connectivity on a high availability platform.

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Purple Cyber Security Services

Advisory, technology and assurance via the largest Australian-owned technology services business.

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Incident Response

Keep your organisation safe with cyber security incident response from Telstra Enterprise.

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Safeguarding Australia is why

Australia faces a complex and threatening cybersecurity landscape and an increasingly complex regulatory environment. That’s why Telstra’s new security capabilities for government take protection to the very edge of our sovereign network.

2022 ISG Cybersecurity Quadrant Report

Read the latest ISG research on local cybersecurity trends and how Telstra earned the distinction of being a leader in three categories: Managed Security Services, Strategic Security Services, and Technical Security Services in Australia.

The End of Traditional Resilience

A joint paper by Telstra and the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC)

Insights for Government

Media Release

Telstra releases new government security capabilities

Telstra announces enhancements to its specialist Security Operations Centres designed to deliver end to end security services for Federal, State and Local government customers.

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Helping advance the digital economy

Nicole McMahon, Group Owner for Government, shares her thoughts on how government can enable a prosperous digital future for all Australians.


Keeping government agencies secure and compliant

Hear Telstra’s CISO Narelle Devine discuss how we are simplifying Essential 8 and network protection.

Why Telstra?

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Meet your security compliance requirements

Telstra works closely with the Australian Government, leading security vendors, and the worldwide security community to provide the latest intelligence on the local and global threat landscape.

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Know you’re protected 24/7

Telstra’s Security Operations Centres are based in Australia and built to ASIO T4 standards, a requirement in protecting government agency data.


Improve security and compliance

Our experts help you understand, manage and mitigate risk to meet your legislated compliance requirements.