Displaying items by tag: Digital Transformation Agency

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

The Digital Transformation Agency, now vested with the responsibility for certifying cloud companies that can host government data, appears to be unwilling to state clearly whether any of the four firms given a tick on 7 October had outstanding compliance issues.

Published in Open Sauce

Any data collected by the ABC through the use of the Google Analytics 360 Suite for its iview service is stored in the US, according to the lone document released to a security researcher who sought details about how such data is used.

Published in Open Sauce

Despite all the brouhaha over the alleged threat posed by China, the Federal Government does not seem overly concerned when it comes to cloud hosting of its sensitive data. Else, how does one account for the fact that the Digital Transformation Agency has given Amazon Web Services, a company that has links to a Chinese-owned data centre, the green light for hosting government data?

Published in Open Sauce

Four cloud companies have achieved Strategic Hosting Provider certification under the Federal Government's Hosting Certification Framework. One of them, Sliced Tech, was acquired by global consultancy Deloitte on Thursday.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Payment provider Mastercard is seeking to become a trusted digital identity provider and, to this end, has applied for accreditation under the Australian Government's Trusted Digital Identity Framework.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

COMPANY NEWS: Fastly, a global edge cloud platform provider, today announced it has been appointed to the cloud marketplace (CMP) managed by the Australian Government's Digital Transformation Agency (DTA), reducing barriers to working with government departments and agencies.

Published in Cloud

The defence industry lobby group, Australian Strategic Policy Institute — which styles itself as an independent, non-partisan think-tank — issued a report critical of on Canberra Data Centres domination of the local government market for a lobby group that was paid by three of CDC's competitors, a report in the Australian Financial Review says.

Published in Data Centres
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 14:13

Vault signs Aruba deal to improve cloud security

Australian cloud provider Vault has signed a partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise firm Aruba to improve its cloud security solutions for both public and private sector clients.

Published in Cloud

More than two million Australians have created digital identities through the government my.Gov portal in order to access digital services, a statement from two ministers says.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Digital Transformation Agency's digital ID program has been described as insecure and unfit for purpose by security researchers who last year found vulnerabilities in the government's COVIDSafe app.

Published in Security

Undeterred by the failure of its COVIDSafe app, the Morrison Government has announced that it will update the software in what it claims is "a world-leading technology development".

Published in Government Tech Policy

It's beginning to look like the Federal Government should avoid anything to do with technology following the revelation on Thursday that $70 million of taxpayers' money was spent on the COVIDSafe app – and only 17 cases were detected through its use.

Published in Open Sauce
Monday, 03 August 2020 11:15

DTA's style guide: why not buy a book instead?

So now we know why the Digital Transformation Agency has not been able to meet many of its work targets: it has been busy developing a new style manual for the Australian Government.

Published in Open Sauce

New guidelines have been released by the Australian Cyber Security Centre and the Digital Transformation Agency to enable the adoption of secure cloud services across the public and private sector.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Federal Government's Digital Transformation Agency is one unit in Canberra that really earns its name. It transforms itself completely within as short a period as 18 months, gaining an entirely new workforce.

Published in Open Sauce

After what seems an eternity, an Australian company, born and bred right here, has landed what always seemed to be impossible: a whole-of-government cloud deal with an Australian Government entity.

Published in Open Sauce

The head of an Australian cloud company says the new arrangement for awarding contracts for hosting of top-secret government data have advantages over the older one where there was a fixed list of companies certified by the Australian Signals Directorate who could cast their hat in the ring and tout for business.

Published in Cloud
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