Australia's critical infrastructure plays a pivotal role in the nation's security and economic prosperity. In recent years, the Australian government has taken significant steps to safeguard these vital assets through legislative reforms. The Security of Critical Infrastructure Act (SCIA) is at the forefront of these reforms, aiming to enhance the resilience of key infrastructure sectors.
As the business community starts to look beyond the pandemic and focus on recovery, there will be significant cost pressures in the short term. During this current period of global change, the purchasing of business-critical software will be a daunting task for small-and-medium sized enterprises (SMEs). SMEs typically procure software without a thorough evaluation. A