Displaying items by tag: Australian Government

Tuesday, 08 February 2022 17:10

Nick Main takes up chief security role at archTIS

Secure collaboration software solutions provider archTIS has appointed Nick Main as its new chief security officer (CSO).

Published in People Moves

GUEST RESEARCH: Australian organisations are no strangers to the consequences of a successful cyberattack. System outages, financial loss, and reputational damage resulting from a ransomware infection or data breach are now part of the weekly news cycle. Today’s security professionals are faced with a daunting set of responsibilities to identify critical threats and limit lasting damage from attacks.

Published in Guest Research

Kyndryl, the company formed by IBM's spinoff of its managed services business, has been granted Certified Strategic Service Provider status by the Federal Government's Digital Transformation Agency.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 10 January 2022 15:20

More government funding for solar R&D

Arena's latest $40 million R&D funding round is intended to support projects that align with the agency's Solar 30 30 30 target of 30% module efficiency and 30 cents per installed watt at utility scale by 2030.

Published in Energy

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has announced a $100 million competitive funding round for grid scale batteries equipped with advanced inverters.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Telecommunications company Telstra is renewing its contract with the Australian Department of Defence to deliver the department increased wireless coverage through a Wi-Fi 6 program and 5G mobile network capability.

Published in Business Telecoms

COMPANY NEWS: Digital experience company Acquia today announced that it has successfully completed an Infosec Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) assessment, confirming that Acquia Drupal Cloud has achieved the Australian government security status of Protected on selected deployments. The IRAP assessment, which was conducted by a certified third-party, ensures cloud services are secured with automated and comprehensive security controls for authorised use by the Australian government.

Published in Enterprise Cloud

GUEST OPINION by Jim Cook, ANZ Regional Director, Attivo Networks:  Attacks against public and private sector assets reached a crescendo in 2021, and moves are now underway to stem the tide more permanently.

Published in Guest Opinion

A new online bushfire best practice guide on how to improve the bushfire resilience of Australian homes and gardens has been launched by Australia’s national science agency CSIRO.

Published in Climate

Australia’s tech industry peak body the Australian Information Industry Association has welcomed the federal government’s new tech and industry sector ministerial appointments and the prospect of the Ministers working closely together and engaging with the industry.

Published in People Moves
Thursday, 30 September 2021 12:36

Do Not Call register subscription fees to increase

New Do Not Call register subscription fees will apply from tomorrow -  1 October - following completion of a public consultation process by the telecommunications industry regulator ACMA.

Published in Technology Regulation

GUEST OPINION by Adrian Iannessa, senior director of technology, Dell Technologies ANZ: It has been 18 months since the world woke up to the ‘new normal’, many countries are now adapting to waves of new strains, rolling out vaccination programs and states are fluctuating between eased restrictions and lockdowns. Through all that, we now have the possibility to build a bold new world as we look to the future. But first, we have some reflecting to do.

Published in Guest Opinion

In a digital-first world, businesses now expect a relationship with their provider based on continuous improvement of the end-to-end digital service.

GUEST OPINION by Mike Hicks, Principal Solutions Architect at ThousandEyes: When companies first started experimenting with the cloud, it was with non mission-critical workloads. Systems of any importance ran in the cloud and on-premises in parallel.

Published in Guest Opinion

The Federal Government’s Digital Transformation Agency Cloud Marketplace has designated French multinational information technology company Atos to provide cloud offerings across two areas - cloud services and related cloud consulting expertise - under a three-year head agreement.

Published in Cloud

COMPANY NEWS by Dialog:   Dialog Information Technology, Australia's leading privately owned information technology services organisation employing over 1,200 consultants nationwide, announced today it can now provide the Google Workspace productivity suite, now with the IRAP Protected status for organisations in Australia and New Zealand.

Published in Guest Articles

COMPANY NEWS by Dialog:   Dialog Information Technology, Australia's leading privately owned information technology services organisation employing over 1,200 consultants nationwide, announced today it can now provide the Google Workspace productivity suite, now with the IRAP Protected status for organisations in Australia and New Zealand.

Published in Security

Australian OT cyber security firm Secolve is partrnering with US-based security software specialist SecurityGate.io in a move they say streamlines the complicated process for critical infrastructure businesses “scrambling” to get ahead of sweeping changes to national cyber security laws.

Published in CHANNEL NEWS

The Federal Government has announced the expansion of Australia’s fast charging network for battery electric vehicles (EVs) by providing funding for new chargers across metropolitan and regional Australia to drive uptake of electrtic vehicles (EVs) and support consumer choice. 

Published in Government Tech Policy

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