Dear John, about your data…

In case you haven’t seen the latest type of Dear John letter (who hasn’t?), here is one I received yesterday.  The names have been removed to protect the not-so-innocent.

HCF Progress

Emantra has successfully completed the refresh of its IRAP Assessments to PROTECTED level and now awaits certification under the Australian Government’s new Hosting Certification Framework (HCF).

Let’s keep this private

Interesting that the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has revealed that three large-scale data breaches occurred in the second half of 2022 which affected between 1 million and 10 million Australians, plus another one involving more than 500,000 people. We don’t think there’s such a thing as a “ransomware-proof” business, but there are […]

Call for Partners

Emantra enjoys mutually fruitful relationships with selected partners, such as those featured on our home page. We are looking for more. We work with partners to source the best tools, go to market together, co-bid for mutual opportunities, subcontract, broaden your client services, introduce each other to new markets, share insights, etc. If you’re a […]


In line with its 2023 Service Catalog, Emantra has refreshed its listings on the DTA BUYICT Cloud Services Panel to facilitate federal government procurement.

I read the news today oh boy.

As we head into the new year, there’s a lot of gloomy news about cyber crime.  It’s easy to perpetuate the negative message that things are getting so bad.  Like the road toll however, we think a time will come when a combination of technology, regulation, smart thinking and good old market forces will turn […]

Emantra Consulting

Commencing in 2023, Emantra will offer Consulting Services in Network Operations and Enterprise Cyber Risk Management.  Over the years, we have successfully dealt with cyber risk management as a daily part of our sovereign hosting business.  We have built up a lot of practitioner expertise which can be turned into valuable advice.  For our hosted […]

SOCI to me

The SOCI Act has prompted some companies to contact Emantra about their obligations under this new legislation.  We can see that there is some confusion about this mandate, who it affects and what it really means.  Essentially it’s a treatment of the concern that cybercrime could adversely affect the national economy and wellbeing through the […]

National ID Verification service

Department of Home Affairs has awarded a one year contract extension for its national Identification Verification service to the incumbent providers.  Emantra and its system integrator partner have held this contract, which involves high-availability PROTECTED-LEVEL sovereign services, since 2014.

Emantra’s GREEN commitment

Emantra has formalised its commitment to a GREEN future with a series of steps designed to minimise its own carbon footprint and that of its data centre providers and other vendors.  Emantra’s investment in hyper-converged and highly virtualised infrastructure also adds to its power usage efficiency. Read more about our commitment here.