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Industry bodies call for encryption Bill reforms

23 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A range of ICT industry bodies has urged the government to implement reforms to its encryption legislation, including the requirement for judicial oversight.

Start-ups urged to apply for Singapore Landing Pad 2019

21 January, 2019

AustCyber has partnered with Austrade to deliver a tailored program for cybersecurity companies at the Singapore Landing Pad.

Most Aussie orgs can't detect an IoT breach

21 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly two-thirds of Australian organisations are unable to detect when an IoT device has suffered a security breach, according to Gemalto.

Telstra expanding APAC subsea cable capacity

21 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has made a large capacity purchase on one APAC subsea cable and increased its investment in a second to help meet the region's voracious data demand.

Only 22% of firms confident in internet security

21 January, 2019

Less than a quarter of Australian companies feel confident in their internet security, according to new research from Accenture.

WBS, UNSW usher in era of talking buildings

15 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

WBS Technology is commercialising a technology developed in partnership with UNSW to allow smart buildings to monitor themselves and communicate via smartphones.

Optus achieves 5G data call over 3.5 GHz

14 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

As part of its preparations towards the launch of 5G fixed wireless broadband services, Optus has completed a 5G data call using 60 MHz of 3.5 GHz spectrum.

Ups and downs in 2018 — here's to 2019!

12 December, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

As we wind down towards the end of the year, it is important to reflect on the positives that came out of 2018 and take some time to count our blessings over the Christmas break.

Worker productivity slowed by old tech

11 December, 2018

Outdated technology, unnecessary meetings and unproductive workflow are seeing workers waste valuable hours, research shows.

New encryption laws spark concerns

11 December, 2018

Rushed encryption laws could create unintended consequences, according to the Law Council of Australia.

NBN Co discount bundles introduced for business

11 December, 2018 | Supplied by: nbn co ltd

NBN Co has unveiled its new wholesale discount bundles, designed to improve customer experience.

Queensland to establish state fibre company

10 December, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Queensland Government plans to establish FibreCo, a new fibre backhaul provider aimed at improving broadband connectivity in the state's regional areas.

World leaders take to Instagram

05 December, 2018

Instagram is the fastest growing social network among world leaders, according to a new study.

Labor to oppose rushing through encryption Bill

03 December, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Shadow Attorney General Mark Dreyfus has revealed Labor will take the rare step of issuing a dissenting report to the rushed approval of the encryption Bill.

Act now — help stop the #AABill dead in its tracks

30 November, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

Your help is needed to protect Australia against a damaging, ill-conceived bill that will have no positive impact on our country at all.

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