GUEST OPINION: Australia's recent budget ushers in the nation's 'biggest ever' cybersecurity spend, with $10 billion pledged to see electronic spy agency Australian Signals Directory (ASD) double in size and ramp up its ability to launch offensive cyber operations.
GUEST OPINION: The country's ICT skills shortage has been a long time in the making and solving it will require a multi-pronged approach.
Australia’s National Centre for Asia Capability, Asialink Business, has partnered with the Australian Government to launch a new initiative to foster women in innovation and STEM leadership and strengthen regional cooperation.
Australia’s third largest telco, Vodafone, is partnering with technology educator, Coder Academy, in establishing a technology-centric course, Code Next, for Year 9 and 10 girls in select Sydney high schools.
The National Australia Bank has partnered with Girl Geek Academy as part of a move to retain the best talent and to enhance the technical capabilities of its employees while pursuing its aim of getting more women into technology.
CompTIA, the non-profit association for the technology industry, is undertaking a new awareness campaign designed to inspire tech industry leaders, educators, parents and girls to make the industry more gender inclusive.
It seems the gender imbalance in the ICT industry is alive and well, with half of IT professionals in Australia believing women in the industry do not have the same career opportunities as men.
The gender gap in the New Zealand ICT market seems to have blown out, with a newly released report by a major recruitment firm revealing that men are by far and away better off in the remuneration benefit stakes than their female colleagues.
The National Australia Bank has promoted three women to senior technology roles as it continues what it says is one of the most “significant transformations” of any bank globally across its entire technology environment.
Are programs designed to boost the number of women in IT doomed to failure?
A senior executive of the National Australia Bank has called for more women to be placed in technology jobs and says that doing this, while creating greater diversity, will also bring “richer thinking” to organisations.
There’s a need to attract more young women to the ICT industry, with a study just released showing that women currently comprise less than 20% of the Australian ICT workforce.
A partner at Deloitte Consulting has received the title Victorian ICT Woman of the Year for her efforts to increase the diversity of IT teams.
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