Organisations going through digital transformation projects want consistent outcomes, F5 Networks executive vice president and general manager of application services Kara Sprague told iTWire, especially in the areas of improved customer experiences, return on digital investment, and greater business agility.

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro is launching a newly expanded and enhanced channel partner program in Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA).

Malware campaigns equipped with the capability to exploit powerful, hidden backdoors are becoming commoditised, according to one security firm which says that research reveals that several high-profile hacker campaigns are integrating the misuse of SSH machine identities capabilities into their attacks.

A parliamentary panel, that is reviewing the mandatory data retention laws introduced in 2017, has been told that the legislation goes too far and should be scaled back.

FireFlight, an aerial fire-mapping system developed at the University of South Australia's Innovation and Collaboration Centre, was used in the fight against the massive blazes that enveloped Kangaroo Island recently, to support efforts by other agencies to fight the fires.

Canadian telecommunications operator Telus has announced that it will start rolling out its 5G network soon and the initial module will be with equipment from Chinese provider Huawei Technologies.

VENDOR CONTRIBUTION: The number of organisations facing Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) from specific adversaries is currently quite small but growing steadily in Australia, according to security expert Loris Minassian of Sydney-based cybersecurity firm CyberStash.

Security attacks taking advantage of concerns over the coronavirus outbreak have seen attackers leverage conspiracy theory-based fears around purported unreleased cures for the virus and campaigns that abuse perceived legitimate sources of health information to manipulate users, according to a global security firm.

Australia’s second largest telco Optus has reported “slightly lower” quarterly operating revenues year on year, down from $2,419 million in 2018 to $2,393 million for 2019, with higher NBN migration revenue offsetting lower equipment and service revenues.

Google phone has just pipped Motorola in the mobile phone handset customer satisfaction ratings, taking number one spot with a rating of 95.6% to Motorola’s 93.4% rating, in the latest Roy Morgan ratings report.

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