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Australian Department of Defence renews license with archTIS for NC Protect
Tue 26 Jan 2021
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cybersecurity
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australian government
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archtis
"This is an exciting time for archTIS as it continues to successfully execute our strategy to become the global leader of policy enforcement in the protection and sharing of sensitive and classified information.”
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Zscaler first cloud security vendor to complete IRAP assessment
Mon 19 Oct 2020
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australian government
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zscaler
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covid-19
Zscaler completed IRAP’s two security assessment stages, as dictated in the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM).
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Catalyst Cloud brings open source-based web hosting to NZ
Fri 11 Sep 2020
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open source
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hosting
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catalyst cloud
The platform, which utilises Catalyst Cloud’s hosting infrastructure and amazee.io’s open source hosting platform called Lagoon, based on Kubernetes.
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In the shadow of COVID-19, a cyber health crisis looms
Tue 1 Sep 2020
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cybersecurity
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australian government
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cybersafety
Specifically, in the six months to December 2019, Australia's Notifiable Data Breaches scheme recorded 537 breaches, including malicious or criminal attacks, and cyber-incidents.
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Major changes to Australian internet legislation needed says report
Fri 31 Jul 2020
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cybersecurity
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privacy
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australian government
We look at the a recent indepenedent report into the controversial legislation that Australian Security agencies use to intercept digital communications
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Aus Govt outlines cyber defence requirements for road ahead
Fri 17 Jul 2020
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cybersecurity
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australian government
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australian defence force
Austrade has named 50 Australian cybersecurity companies well placed to meet the needs of the country’s cyber defence projects.
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State-based cyber attack targeting Australian government and businesses
Fri 19 Jun 2020
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malware
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cybersecurity
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australian government
Prime Minister Scott Morrison told media on Friday morning that a 'malicious' attack by a state-based cyber actor is underway in the country.
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Macquarie to build Government data centre in Canberra
Tue 16 Jun 2020
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data centre operators
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dc
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australian government
With construction due to commence in July, the initial investment of AU$17 million will be used to build stage one by December 2020.
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AU regtech industry rallies for govt support to kickstart economy
Fri 22 May 2020
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australian government
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regtech
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the regtech association
“We can supply technology that creates a low-overhead, low-cost, cyber-secure regulatory environment that assists our major financial sector players meet integrity tests quickly," says ProvenDB CTO.
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Coronavirus: Australian government announce stimulus package to assist retailers and SMEs
Tue 17 Mar 2020
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retailers
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australian government
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federal government
Retailers from across Australia have welcomed the federal government's stimulus package announced this week, as it looks to help the economy through the coronavirus outbreak.
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Epicor targets Australia's aged care industry with new solution
Thu 27 Feb 2020
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it in healthcare
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australian government
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epicor
Epicor has launched a new Community Care solution with the primary aim of aiding in-home services for aged care providers.
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New platform launched to address employee underpayment across Australia
Wed 26 Feb 2020
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
“Until now employees have relied on their employers to meet their obligations, but the extent of the reported wage theft incidents over the last twelve months show that this is not working."
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Vocus unlocks strategic infrastructure opportunities in Northern Territory with govt partnership
Mon 10 Feb 2020
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broadband
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government
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fibre
“The Terabit Territory is a game-changer for Vocus and the Territory, establishing Darwin as a major new gateway for capacity from Asia to other mainland capital cities."
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Metadata retention laws “abused” by enforcement agencies
Mon 10 Feb 2020
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cloud
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hyperscale
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public cloud
The PJCIS, Human Right Law Centre, Digital Rights Watch and Access Now are calling for the repeal or amendment of the controversial laws.
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ADIA welcomes Australian Government's greater focus on digital literacy
Thu 9 Jan 2020
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digital literacy
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australian government
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australian digital inclusion alliance
“Everyone in Australia should be able to make full use of digital technologies. We look forward to working with the Government as it implements its commitment."
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Infosys selected to update Aussie welfare entitlement system
Mon 2 Dec 2019
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dr
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outsourcing
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digital transformation
The Phase 1 agreement is for Infosys to create a Proof o Design and is expected to complete mid-2020.
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Huawei warns of job losses as ban comes into place
Mon 2 Dec 2019
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5g
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wireless networks
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australian
The Chinese behemoth claims the ban will mean bad news economically: “without us, they are in huge trouble.”
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Calix launches advanced battery reactor in Victoria
Mon 25 Nov 2019
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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research and development
BATMn is a $2.7m proprietary electric reactor, based on Calix technology, for producing advanced battery materials, part-funded by the Government.
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Local governments need to act to protect privacy of citizens
Fri 22 Nov 2019
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australian government
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federal government
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digital rights watch
"We are seeing a real-world effect of technology creep on our privacy rights in Australian cities through the rapid expansion of surveillance technology in public spaces."
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Macquarie named NSW Government telecoms supplier
Tue 29 Oct 2019
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government
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telecommunications
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australian government
"Much like in the corporate world, we have witnessed a considerable shift in the requirements of state government departments over the last two years."
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Australians unaware of govt's digital services
Wed 11 Sep 2019
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ai
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australian government
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government
New tools that leverage AI and other innovative technologies have potential to future-proof the provision of online services in Australia."
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Are we being watched? Concerns over govt surveillance on Australians
Fri 26 Jul 2019
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surveillance
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government
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spying
"For the government to suggest this is anything other than blanket surveillance of the Australian population is ridiculous."
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Huawei: Aus should follow UK’s “more intelligent” approach to 5G tech
Wed 17 Jul 2019
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5g
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wireless networks
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australian government
Huawei Australia has released a statement pointing out a UK cross-party committee’s findings that there is no need to ban Huawei’s 5G technologies.
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Federal Government inks cloud deal with Microsoft
Wed 17 Jul 2019
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cloud
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microsoft
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digital transformation
The deal accelerates transformation opportunity, invests in public sector skills, drives inclusion and leverages local investment.
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