Cybersecurity vulnerabilities continue to increase as companies grow their digital footprints due to the massive amounts of data being generated, according to Equinix chief privacy officer Peter Waters.
In an event featuring Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Google Australia has launched its "Digital Future Initiative," a AUD $1 billion investment in Australian infrastructure, research and partnerships that aims to "strengthen local capabilities, support jobs and help build Australia’s digital economy for the future."
Debit card system provider eftpos says it is on track to bring large-scale payments competition to Australia’s online retailer sector in November, with a range of additional security features now available to the payments industry.
Debit card system provider eftpos has collaborated with FinTech Australia, to propose a report recommending how Australian fintechs can best leverage the eftpos digital roadmap and API programs - and work in partnership for the betterment of Australia’s digital economy.
Debit card provider eftpos has rebranded its business, unveiling a new-look logo and brand refresh to better reflect what it says is its digital transformation.
Digital marketing and directory services provider Sensis has been sold to client experience and small business software provider Thryv.
Tasmanian communications provider TasmaNet has completed the rollout of dedicated NBN fibre connections to 59 public schools around the State.
The Australian Information Industry Association, the AIIA, has congratulated the QLD Labor Party and Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on their election victory, but says innovation and digital tech jobs are needed to move the QLD economy forward.
IBM is partnering with the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships Program and the NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node in an initiative designed to bolster school students and teachers’ cybersecurity and cloud computing knowledge.
Technology consultancy Cevo has opened a new office in Canberra to service its public sector clients and appointed former Hewlett-Packard and Telstra Purple senior technology executive David Cooper as general manager of the office.
The Federal Government's commitment of $800 million in the budget to advance Australia's digital economy has been welcomed by cyber security firm Tenable's ANZ country manager Scott McKinnel.
Australia’s peak industry representative body for innovation technology, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), has welcomed the Federal Government’s Budget as an important milestone to "achieve a globally competitive and leading digital economy".
The Australian Government is investing $1.67 billion in its 2020 cyber security strategy which it says will protect and strengthen the security and resilience of Australia’s critical infrastructure, and ensure law enforcement agencies have the powers and technical capabilities to detect, target, investigate and disrupt cyber crime – including on the dark Web.
The Australian Government has established an Australian Broadband Advisory Council to provide it with advice on maximising the “economic upside” of increased digital connectivity for Australian businesses and consumers.
Tasmanian communications provider TasmaNet CEO Elizabeth Aris says Australia’s $51 billion investment in the National Broadband Network has never looked so good, but suggests that as the National Cabinet “plots the nation’s return to economic growth”, a wholehearted cross-sector embrace of the NBN’s full potential is essential.
A new alliance led by global networking company Cisco and telco Optus in partnership with La Trobe and Curtin Universities has been formed to accelerate innovation, aimed at improving Australia’s long-term digital economic resilience and transformation.
As many as three in five businesses in the Asia Pacific region have put off digitalisation plans out of fear of cyberattacks, according to a new report which says that the growing speed and scope of digital transformation, along with the increasing number of targetable devices, are creating a “perfect storm” for cyberattacks.
Technologies such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and data intelligence are expected to accelerate the pace of the digital economy,” according to predictions for the 2020s from Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group.
Telstra is partnering with the Queensland Government, the Torres Strait Regional Authority and the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture to deliver high-speed internet access for mobile device users across the Torres Strait islands by 2021.
Data centre operator NextDC has been named an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Delivery Partner for AWS Direct Connect in Australia.
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