Displaying items by tag: ASIC

Thursday, 14 April 2022 13:23

AWS and DTA renew whole-of-government agreement

Cloud provider Amazon Web Services and the Australian Government's Digital Transformation Agency have renewed and extended their whole-of-government agreement.

Published in Government Tech

ACCC Commissioner Sarah Court has been appointed to the position of Deputy Chair at Australia’s national corporate, markets, financial services and consumer credit regulator, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC),

Published in People Moves

Security firm Qualys has become the latest to be affected by a breach of a file transfer system manufactured by the firm Accellion, the company says.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 26 January 2021 22:21

ASIC sic'd by sickening cyber security incident

On the 25th of January, ten days after ASIC became aware of a cyber security incident affecting a server used by ASIC, the world was notified of the ASIC hack attack.

Published in Security

A Melbourne woman aged 21 has been arrested in connection with a fraud and identity theft syndicate which allegedly stole millions from the superannuation and share trading accounts of Australians.

Published in Security

Demand for executives in the ICT sector in July dropped 3%, unable to continue from its small gain of the previous month, as executive employment across all business and industry sectors plunged for the sixth month in a row.

Published in Recruitment

Phishing, unexpected prize and lottery scams and identity theft are among the 1800 scams which have hit Australia’s indigenous communities, causing losses of $3 million so far this year.

Published in Security

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network says telcos do well out of the telecommunications industry, and need to step up and resolve complaints about third-party charges themselves, not send their customers off to third-party providers for resolution.

Mobile apps for conducting binary options trading have been removed by both Google and Apple from their respective app stores following a review by ASIC of about 330 apps offered by entities that appeared to be unlicensed.

Published in Apps

An email that claims to be from ASIC is instead a repository for Windows ransomware that will be downloaded if the recipients click on a link within the missive, the e-mail security company MailGuard claims.

Published in Security
Monday, 19 December 2016 20:13

Govt drops plans to sell off ASIC database

The Australian government has bowed to public pressure and announced it would drop its plans to sell off the ASIC corporate database.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Australian ecommerce specialist UltraServe has appointed former IBM and Dimension Data senior manager Vishnu Roy to a newly created role of vice-president operations.

Published in People Moves
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 21:15

ASIC database used as 'cash cow' by governments

Successive governments have been earning plenty from the fees paid by those who want to access material from the ASIC corporate database but have not bothered to update the technology used to run the database.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 11:42

ASIC workers join protest against database sale

Workers at the Australian Securities and Investment Commission have become the latest group to join the protest against the federal government's proposal to sell off the organisation's corporate database.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 12 September 2016 09:53

Support grows against sale of ASIC database

Support is growing against the federal government's move to sell the corporate database owned by ASIC to a private operator, with more than 50,000 members of the public and 84 journalists having signed a petition and a letter respectively against the sale.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 29 August 2016 17:25

ASIC fees highest even before database sale

Australia charges more for data from its corporate registry than even countries like Bangladesh and Cambodia, it has been revealed as the tender process for selling off the database owned and operated by ASIC closed today.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 25 August 2016 12:41

Protest launched against ASIC database sale

The Coalition government is on the verge of finalising the sale of the nation's company database to a private operator.

Published in Government Tech Policy

ASIC, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, has launched its MoneySmart Cars app to "highlight the real cost of buying a car".

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Optus is refunding more than $2 million to about 175,000 of its mobile customers after failing to disclose information about its mobile phone insurance.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
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