Over the past few years, the cost of data loss due to inadequate protection and more advanced hacking has grown to a more serious level.
Now that the dust has settled on the 2021–22 federal Budget, here is a brief overview on what is in it for the tech sector.
It's a truism that you need to keep learning, growing and challenging yourself. Information technology (IT) provides more opportunity for this compared to other fields — it seems every time you turn around there's a new service, API product, business model and more.
Leaders must be committed to continually improving their teams' skills and knowledge in IT and cybersecurity. A CPD policy is a great way do to this.
Is the news media bargaining code a victory for all Australian news content producers, or is it just big tech versus big news media?
We can't rely on technology to keep COVID tracing app data safe; rather, we need strong legal protections, argues ITPA's James Andrewartha.
The IT industry should be more vocal about the dangers of using old software and hardware in an increasingly connected world, says the ITPA's Nathaniel Mitchell.
Research from IBM suggests that 74% of businesses globally still have only ad hoc or inconsistently applied security response plans, if they have one at all.
COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of many technologies — some positive, some negative — but will 2021 see a return to the 'normal' way of doing things?
ITPA is closely monitoring developments with the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act and lobbying on the industry's behalf.
The usage pattern of most Australian residential internet services has fundamentally changed, putting increased pressure on an already fragile nbn.
The Australian Government has released a code of practice for IoT devices like smart televisions and security cameras to protect consumers from cyber threats.
Trying to find a job that aligns with the expectations of both the employee and the employer can be very hard, says the ITPA's Nathaniel Mitchell.
UiPath has revealed that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand for robotic process automation, with increasing career opportunities for RPA professionals.
From Zoombombing to learning management systems to unreliable internet access, the education sector has faced many challenges in the 'new normal'.
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