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What you don't know WILL hurt you

16 October, 2018 by

Digital pioneer Mark Bonchek says it's not enough to do digital — you have to think digital. Find out how via this livestream event plus an immersion workshop.


Australian IT wages growing unsustainably

16 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ongoing IT skills shortage is driving up wages for IT professionals to unsustainable levels, with analytics and security pros in particularly high demand.


1 in 5 Aussie SMEs haven't heard of NDB scheme

16 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

1 in 5 Australian SMEs haven't heard of the Notifiable Data Breach legislation and 51% do not have compliant policies in place, a survey has found.


Most common cyber hacking tools revealed

15 October, 2018 by

The most common categories of hacking tools have been revealed by a new cybersecurity report.


The Assistance and Access Bill 2018 — a (bad) gift that keeps on giving

03 October, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

An alliance has been formed between Australian IT bodies to fight the Assistance and Access Bill 2018, and ITPA members are encouraged to have their say before consultations close.


Misled Telstra customers refunded $9.3m

02 October, 2018 by

Telstra customers who were misled by the company's Premium Direct Billing (PDB) service have received a refund.


Ericsson, Telstra successfully test NB-IoT

28 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: Ericsson Australia Pty Ltd

Long-range Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) data connections have been successfully deployed and tested by Ericsson and Telstra.


Aussie firms in middle of pack in software development

28 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia ranked fourth out of six countries in a report analysing the software development proficiencies of companies.


WA's ICT workforce to grow by 6500 by 2023

27 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Western Australia's ICT workforce is projected to grow by 6500 by 2023 as the state transitions towards a digital economy.


nbn co to double backbone capacity

25 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn co has engaged Coriant to help double the capacity of its 60,000 km optical backbone network to 19.2 Tbps per fibre link.


We're not giving up the fight on encryption

19 September, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

It's not too late to convince Canberra to drop its flawed assault on privacy via its proposed encryption/decryption bill, says the ITPA's Robert Hudson.


NSW Fair Trading taking Android Enjoyed to court

18 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NSW Fair Trading has taken the company behind online retailers Android Enjoyed and CameraSky and its director to court over alleged violations of consumer law.


ACCC puts telcos on notice over misleading ads

17 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has threatened to take court action against telco executives knowingly approving misleading advertising as part of a crackdown on the practice.


Aussie orgs facing regular security incidents

17 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly a third of Australian businesses have suffered at least four security incidents in the past 12 months, a new survey suggests.


Veeam gaffe exposes over 445m customer records

14 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

In an embarrassing incident, intelligent data management company Veeam left a database containing over 445m customer records publicly searchable online.


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