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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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