IT Management

CompTIA offers online ICT training for Aus, NZ citizens

03 November, 2020

CompTIA is offering free online training for its CompTIA IT Fundamentals credential, with DDLS and Cyber Train providing free virtual workshops.

RBA partners with CBA, NAB for digital currency project

03 November, 2020

The Reserve Bank will partner with CBA and NAB to explore the use of a wholesale form of central bank digital currency using distributed ledger technology.

Gartner reports digital innovation funding bump for ANZ CIOs

02 November, 2020

CIOs in Australia and New Zealand have reported an increase in funding for digital innovation in their organisation, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Billboards doubling as disinfection terminals for phones

30 October, 2020

Billboards in Helsinki and Turku in southern Finland are now serving as disinfection terminals, to clean phones in 15 seconds with UVC light.

Australia joins Japan, US to fund undersea cable in Palau

30 October, 2020

Australia will partner with Japan and the United States to fund a $30 million project for an undersea fibre-optic cable to enhance Palau's digital connectivity.

Risky business: Aussie workers' WFH behaviour

29 October, 2020

A global survey has found that 78% of Australian employees are using work tools for personal matters, with a 53% increase in personal usage since COVID-19.

Updated framework addresses IT audit ethics and objectivity

28 October, 2020

An updated edition of the Information Technology Audit Framework from ISACA features guidance and professional standards, to help perform effective audit reports.

Australia's digital inclusion barely improved in 2020

27 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's digital inclusion score has barely improved over the past year, according to the latest Australian Digital Inclusion Index report.

DSO appoints CEO, launches pilot project

23 October, 2020

Patrick Kidd has been appointed as the Digital Skills Organisation's Chief Executive Officer, as it launches its pilot project, the Train 100 Data Analyst Project.

Govt appoints advisory panel for Cyber Security Strategy

22 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra CEO Andy Penn will chair an industry advisory panel tasked with helping guide the implementation of the government's Cyber Security Strategy 2020.

ACMA enhances nbn migration rules

22 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ACMA has made enhancements to the nbn consumer experience rules aimed at further protecting consumers while the final premises are moved to the nbn.

Medicine of the future: e-script rollout across Sydney

22 October, 2020

Residents of metropolitan Sydney will soon have access to electronic prescriptions, as part of the plan to expand the rollout from Victoria.

2021 Women in AI Awards accepting nominations

22 October, 2020

The 2021 Women in AI Awards Australia - New Zealand are now open to women working in the AI industry, with updated criteria for applicants.

Fletcher issues statement of expectations to ACCC

19 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher has issued the ACCC with a statement of expectations in relation to the regulation of the telecom sector.

Managing truth and misinformation in online forums

16 October, 2020

Researchers are developing a platform that uses graph algorithms and machine learning technology to moderate and verify content shared on popular online forums.

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