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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.


3 in 4 companies lack an adequate cyber response plan

02 July, 2020 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.


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%.


Australians unprepared for digital and telehealth

02 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Government has made digital and telehealth available through bulkbilling but Australians may hesitate to use the tech.


Best of 2019: Getting to grips with privacy obligations

30 December, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today, a panel of experts discusses Australia's privacy compliance rules.


Best of 2019: Cloud customers still making basic security mistakes

27 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today we take another look at security essentials for the cloud.


The highs and lows of IT in 2019

18 December, 2019 by Robert Hudson

Implementation of legislation, ongoing security challenges, the nbn, skills visas and many other topics dominated the IT headlines in 2019.


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