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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.


Gold Coast plans $10m fibre expansion

21 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The City of the Gold Coast plans to add an additional 37 km fibre loop to its existing city-owned carrier-grade 65 km fibre backbone.


Automation to increase IT headcounts

21 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly a quarter of Australian CIOs are planning to increase permanent IT headcount to support the automation of business processes, research suggests.


Telstra switches on 5G on the Gold Coast

20 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has launched pre-commercial '5G-ready' cell sites on the Gold Coast as part of plans to roll out more than 200 5G sites this year.


Corning wins Frost & Sullivan award

20 August, 2018

The Corning Incorporated Optical Communications division has received the Frost & Sullivan 2018 APAC Data Centre Enabling Technology Leadership Award.


Brisbane tech company hit with record FWO penalties

20 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Macquarie Technology Group International has been hit with a record fine for not complying with an FWO unfair dismissal order.


Foreshadow is Meltdown 2.0

15 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Researchers, including a member of CSIRO's Data61, have uncovered a new vulnerability in newer Intel processors that can theoretically bypass Meltdown fixes.


My Health Record — a flawed initiative

08 August, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA | Supplied by: Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA)

The federal government needs to think again about My Health Record and address community and security concerns, says the ITPA's Robert Hudson.


nbn co launches DOCSIS 3.1 for HFC networks

08 August, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

nbn co has announced that it has finally begun enabling DOCSIS 3.1 on its HFC network as it restarts HFC activations in the coming months.


$80m for Macquarie data centre expansion in Sydney

07 August, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Macquarie Telecom will outlay approximately $75–80 million to expand its Macquarie Park Intellicentre IC3 capacity to 43 MW.


ITPA partners with Guild Insurance

06 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Guild Insurance

ITPA and Guild Insurance have joined forces to offer outstanding insurance cover for IT professionals throughout Australia.


NDB stats show need for serious security

06 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Security experts agree that the first full quarter of Notifiable Data Breach statistics highlights the need for more action on protecting sensitive data.


Security teams to square off in cyber challenge

06 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A record 400+ students are expected to participate in the upcoming Cyber Security Challenge Australia, competing to compromise or defend a fictional target.


UoM students explore job opportunities during Cyber Week

31 July, 2018

Employment and other opportunities in cybersecurity have been explored during Cyber Week at the University of Melbourne.


IT industry leaders join forces

31 July, 2018

The ITPA has teamed up with longstanding IT media channel Technology Decisions to help promote and grow the IT sector in Australia.


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