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SSL/TLS certificates do thriving trade on dark web

07 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Research into five popular dark web marketplaces uncovered evidence of a thriving trade in SSL/TLS certificates packaged with a range of crimeware.

Fixing the nbn and the encryption bill

28 February, 2019 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

ITPA is fighting to ensure that fixing the problems with the nbn and the encryption bill are priorities going into the federal election.

Australian tablet sales fell 2.1% in 2H18

26 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A slump in demand for Android tablets led to a 2.1% contraction in the Australian tablet market during 2H18, Telsyte has estimated.

Telstra workers vote for strike option

26 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Members of a union representing a portion of Telstra's workers have voted for the option to strike if a new agreement on wages cannot be reached.

5G to comprise 15% of global mobile industry by 2025

26 February, 2019

With 5G network launches on the rise, 5G will account for 15% of the global mobile industry by 2025, according to GSMA.

Drupal issues critical security alert

26 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Open source content management software project Drupal has issued a critical security alert warning of a remote code execution vulnerability in Drupal 8.

NetComm gets $161m buyout offer

25 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The board of Australian telecoms equipment company NetComm is unanimously recommending a buyout offer from US-based Casa Systems.

Why join an organisation like ITPA?

13 February, 2019 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

ITPA needs your help in the ongoing fight to preserve your rights, security, privacy and job prospects in the modern digital world.

New WHS guidance for small businesses

13 February, 2019

New guidance material to help small business owners and operators understand their responsibilities under WHS laws has been released by Safe Work Australia.

Network categories added to Hardware Marketplace

12 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has added new network equipment and network cabling services categories to the Hardware Marketplace.

nbn writedown likely to be "inevitable"

12 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The looming election represents a chance to rethink the design of the nbn project for a third time, which may require a writedown to the value of nbn assets.

Sunshine Coast cable landing station underway

11 February, 2019

A Sunshine Coast submarine cable landing station that will help to deliver a fast data connection to Asia and the US is now under construction.

Huge increase in business-targeted email fraud

11 February, 2019

There has been a 476% increase in email fraud between Q4 2018 and Q4 2017, according to a new report.

Key technology issues in an election year

23 January, 2019 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

Technology and its use by government will be key issues upon which ITPA will provide commentary and advice as the year progresses.

Zettagrid acquires Silverain

23 January, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

IaaS cloud provider Zettagrid has acquired Perth-based dedicated private cloud infrastructure services provider Silverain Technology.

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