Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).
Global IT security spending ranges from approximately 1% to 13% of the IT budget, with the average spend standing at 5.6%, but research analyst firm Gartner says the figures are potentially a misleading indicator of programme success.
Brisbane-based telecommunications provider Over the Wire is acquiring telecoms solutions provider Telarus to accelerate its expansion into the Victorian market.
Global mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat has inked an agreement with Arianespace to launch its S-band satellite for the European Aviation Network (EAN) on an Ariane 5 heavy lift launch vehicle.