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Ransomware attacks on Windows systems in the US during 2021 showed a small dip from the previous year, with 2323 local governments, schools and healthcare providers hit, the security firm Emsisoft reports.

Published in Security

GUEST OPINION: As the world spins towards 2022, it is clear that the new year will see our reliance on cloud technologies becoming more vital than ever before.

Published in Guest Opinion
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 11:31

CGI to acquire tech consultancy Unico

Global IT and business consulting services firms CGI has announced that its subsidiary, CGI Technology and Solutions Australia Pty Limited, have signed an agreement to acquire Unico, a technology consultancy and systems integrator based in Melbourne.

Published in Deals

The Federal Government says it has taken strong action to shut down scam text messages, making an important regulatory amendment empowering the telecommunication sector to identify and block SMS scams at source.

Published in Technology Regulation

Australia’s tech industry peak body the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has called on the Federal Government to ensure that visas for skilled ICT professionals are prioritised to address Australia’s significant shortages of skilled workers as the country’s borders reopen.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Aruba Networks is no stranger to thinking about the future of networks, and South Pacific Director Pat Devlin says private sector technology partnered with public government agencies may be the key to creating a toll-road style service that provides additional public benefit.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Let’s talk scams” is the theme adopted by more than 350 partners across government, private and community organisations who have joined the fight against scams in this year’s national Scams Awareness Week.

Published in Security

Public sector agencies have been warned to be alert to the potential for collusion between bidders during procurement processes, following a recent ACCC investigation where departmental processes contemplated cooperation by competing businesses on government tenders.

Published in Technology Tenders

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

The Federal Government has released its ransomware action plan, but cyber security experts Claroty and Varonis say it falls short and needs greater commitment from the government.

Published in Security

GUEST INTERVIEW: In business for nearly 50 years, Crestron today has incredible range of audiovisual, automation and integration technologies for business, education, government, enterprise, the home, and for remote and hybrid work, and we spoke to Crestron's Director of UC and Enterprise, Max Davies, to learn more.

Published in Guest Interviews

GUEST INTERVIEW: In business for nearly 50 years, Crestron today has incredible range of audiovisual, automation and integration technologies for business, education, government, enterprise, the home, and for remote and hybrid work, and we spoke to Crestron's Director of UC and Enterprise, Max Davies, to learn more.

Published in Business IT

GUEST OPINIION by Mark Feetham, Partner, Thomson Geer:  In Australia there is no legal right to ask for personal information held about you by a third party to be deleted. While that may not seem too consequential given the willingness with which we hand over our personal information to lead our digitally connected lives (for example through use of social media services), there are circumstances when it can be life defining.

Published in Guest Opinion

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
Wednesday, 29 September 2021 12:20

archTIS, Cirrus Networks partner on reseller deal

ASX-listed Canberra-based cyber security firm archTIS has partnered with IT solutions integrator Cirrus Networks in a deal which will see Cirrus resell archTIS’ attribute-based access control (ABAC) information security solutions to customers nationwide.

Published in Resellers

Qualtrics has announced the expansion of its public sector operations to help governments across Australia and New Zealand improve the experiences they deliver to residents and employees. Qualtrics is used by over 150 government departments and agencies in ANZ, and over 750 globally.

Published in Strategy

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has welcomed the Western Australian Government’s establishment of a $500 million Digital Capability Fund to support investment in digital services.

Published in Government Tech Policy

On Tuesday night the Australian Senate voted to accept the Government's amendments to the Corporations Act, restoring the ability for companies to use electronic signatures and hold virtual annual general meetings (AGMs) until 31st March 2022.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 10 August 2021 12:04

Job offers, hirings increase despite lockdown

The number of new jobs on offer to Australian executives increased in July despite the severe and continuing lockdown in New South Wales and occasionally other states, according to a new report from human resources firm EL Consult.

Published in Recruitment

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