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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.


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.


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.


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.


nbn co commits to new rebate scheme

12 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn co will pay a $25 rebate to retail service providers for every late connection and fault rectification, and introduce a new $25 rebate for each missed appointment.


nbn co opens business operations centre

05 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The new nbn business operations centre in Melbourne will act as a single point of contact for RSPs to oversee nbn migrations for business customers.


Why expertise matters in IT

05 September, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

As more IT services become commoditised, being able to show that you are keeping yourself trained and educated will be key to your survival in the industry.


Australian consumer digital trust lowest in the world

04 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australians exhibited the lowest levels of digital trust among consumers in 10 markets surveyed for a new report.


Uniti aims to double workforce with $5m jobs grant

04 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn rival Uniti Wireless has secured $5m in funding from the SA Government to support its goal of creating more than 200 new jobs as it expands nationwide.


Australian National Blockchain aims to transform business

04 September, 2018

The Australian National Blockchain consortium will help establish a new technology platform to securely and transparently manage legal agreements.


The AI economy needs ethics to succeed

04 September, 2018

Businesses and society at large can leverage AI-powered technologies in an ethical, trustworthy and sustainable way, if the right approach is adopted.


Vic to grow another 30,000 ICT jobs

27 August, 2018

Victoria's ICT workforce is expected to grow by 2.5% by 2023, creating 30,000 new jobs.


How the Australian Government plans to breach your online privacy

22 August, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

The Assistance and Access Bill 2018 is doomed to fail in its stated aims — at a massive cost to the privacy of individuals, says the ITPA's Robert Hudson.


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