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Old technology versus modern security

11 January, 2021 by Nathaniel Mitchell

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.


Best of 2020: 3 in 4 companies lack an adequate cyber response plan

04 January, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


IT in the year of COVID-19

07 December, 2020 by James Andrewartha

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?


Gigabit speeds for all Aussies — is it a pipe dream?

07 December, 2020

NBN Co's recently announced $3.5 billion investment to upgrade existing nbn connections to carry gigabit speeds is a positive step forward.


Government must cooperate on critical infrastructure reforms

29 October, 2020 by Paul McInerney*

ITPA is closely monitoring developments with the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act and lobbying on the industry's behalf.


Working from home in post-COVID Australia

02 October, 2020 by Sean Bates

The usage pattern of most Australian residential internet services has fundamentally changed, putting increased pressure on an already fragile nbn.


Govt unveils code of practice to boost IoT security

07 September, 2020

The Australian Government has released a code of practice for IoT devices like smart televisions and security cameras to protect consumers from cyber threats.


Looking for work in the 21st century

07 September, 2020 by Nathaniel Mitchell

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.


Career opportunities booming in RPA

04 September, 2020

UiPath has revealed that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand for robotic process automation, with increasing career opportunities for RPA professionals.


IT lessons for education from the COVID-19 crisis

06 July, 2020

From Zoombombing to learning management systems to unreliable internet access, the education sector has faced many challenges in the 'new normal'.


Magento 1 still in wide use despite reaching end of life

03 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Adobe has issued the final patches for version 1 of the popular e-commerce platform Magento, but more than 75% of Magento users are still running the version.


Akamai mitigates record-setting DDoS attack

02 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Akamai has mitigated what it believes to be the world's largest DDoS attack by packets per second just one week after announcing another huge attack.


What role should IT play in a post-COVID world?

01 June, 2020 by Chris Herrmann*

The IT sector has a responsibility to play its part in helping society recover from COVID-19 and set the pace for future stability.


Ransomware evolves to hide in virtual machines

27 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Sophos has uncovered an advanced new campaign using a virtual machine to deploy and run ransomware undetected by security software.


ICT sector tops list of shrinking job vacancies

25 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's ICT industry topped the list of online job vacancies posted online in April despite total new postings for the sector plummeting by 38%.


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