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NSW ICT manager was corrupt; First OS X ransomware; Sony recalls VAIO batteries

10 March, 2016 by Andrew Collins

ICAC rules that a former TAFE NSW ICT manager engaged in corrupt conduct, Palo Alto highlights first functional OS X ransomware, and Sony recalls batteries due to overheating concerns.

Experts discuss threats to internet at ANU conference

16 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybersecurity experts have gathered at the ANU for a conference aimed at exploring the future of the internet and the threats nation state policies pose to its fundamental freedom and openness.

Aussie IT pros support mandatory data breach notification

13 January, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian IT professionals nearly universally support rules requiring organisations to disclose data breaches within 30 days of their discovery, according to ISACA.

Judge bins Qld's IBM lawsuit; Toshiba faces $82m fine over scandal; Mind-controlled car

10 December, 2015 by Andrew Collins

Queensland's lawsuit against IBM thrown out, regulators want to fine Toshiba $82m over accounting violations, and controlling a car with your mind.

Sponsoring ICT: Dominello accepts role as patron of the ACS Foundation

25 November, 2015

NSW Minister for Innovation Victor Dominello is showing his support of ICT development by accepting the role as the first patron of the ACS Foundation in NSW.

Back to basics for a new style of business

16 November, 2015 by Alan Hyde, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Group VP and GM, South Pacific

A new breed of IT leaders is embracing a style of business in which the underlying platforms are automated, open and optimised, agile and analytically driven to deliver business operations digitally.

TPP concerns for internet users

10 November, 2015

Internet Australia claims the TPP has the potential to adversely affect internet users, such as through more onerous legislation in relation to the unlawful downloading of film and TV content.

Digital governance — the balance between opportunity and risk

21 September, 2015 by Mike Lord, Vice President, ANZ, OpenText

Digital governance is not just about complying with regulations and minimising risk — it's about maximising the value of information to create a profitable business.

Turnbull names his replacement as comms minister

21 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The appointment of a relatively unknown senator without an explicit technology background as communications minister has left pundits speculating that Turnbull aims to retain the driving role for the portfolio.

Business leaders not ready for digital future

28 April, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

An international survey shows that while business leaders have identified five attributes essential for avoiding disruption in the digital future, few feel that their business is effectively embodying these attributes.

Mandatory data retention is now law

31 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government's controversial metadata retention bill has passed, despite objections from industry representatives, the Greens and a group of Australian citizens.

Expert calls on lawmakers to avoid "breaking the internet"

17 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Government policy-makers must be cautious while imposing regulations and laws that threaten the integrity of the internet, an expert involved in shaping the internet's evolution has warned.

Choose a secure platform for your information governance

20 February, 2015

These days, it is more vital than ever that CIOs and compliance officers adopt a proactive approach to retaining, securing and storing critical information, while simultaneously addressing the growing complexity of internal and external operational and regulatory requirements.

Australian CIOs coming out of the shadows

21 January, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Shadow IT is now commonplace among Australian organisations, but this is freeing CIOs to take a more prominent role in driving business strategies, a BT survey suggests.

Boards falling behind on digital transformation

04 November, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Less than 20% of company boards worldwide have technology-capable members, leaving them at risk of losing out in the digital era, according to QUT doctoral student Elizabeth Valentine.

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