Connections to the National Broadband Network are ahead of schedule - with 11.5 million home and businesses already connected - and the Government announcing that network builder NBN Co has already reached its 2019-20 end-of-year target

VENDOR ANNOUNCEMENT: Bitglass, the next-gen cloud security company, has announced the introduction of local edge data centres in Melbourne and Perth.

The ransomware attackers who penetrated the website of the Australian logistics and transport provider Toll Group have released a second lot of documents which were exfiltrated during the attack on the company's website.

A group of attackers have used the Windows Maze ransomware to breach the systems of the US subsidiary of ST Engineering, a global technology, defence and engineering group specialising in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors, for a second time, security sources tell iTWire.

Satellite communications provider Inmarsat has ramped up its response to COVID-19, announcing additional initiatives aimed at improving seafarer wellbeing, including the launch of a new chatcard and the wider roll-out of a COVID-19 video telemedicine call service.

VENDOR ANNOUNCEMENT:  Buying network infrastructure from a carrier may be convenient, but often comes at a considerable cost, as it is many times accompanied by higher fees, complex to scale, and reliance on a third party for resolving technical issues.

End-to-end encrypted messaging software Signal has incorporated an additional feature to make it possible for people to blur the faces in photos that are shared.

Scientists from the Southern Cross University have developed new technology that may be able to heal wounds in days, rather than weeks, without the need for stitches.

India will experience its first decline in IT spending in the last five years, with expenditure in 2020 to reach US$83.5 billion, a drop of 8.1% year-on-year, the technology research firm Gartner says.

Security firm Emsisoft has released a free decryptor for reclaiming files which have been encrypted by an early version of the Windows Tycoon ransomware; this version used to encrypt files with a ".id-.[].redrum" extension.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a “positive” impact on Australian consumers, according to a new study which found that just over half of consumers — or 51% — now feel more connected to their family than ever before.

Despite significant impacts on telecommunications services and infrastructure - including the impact of the COVID-19 crisis - telco customer satisfaction has remained steady over the past three quarters, according to a new survey published by Australian telecommunications industry peak body, Communications Alliance.

The Commonwealth Bank says it is taking steps to address the issue of technology-facilitated abuse to provide a safer banking experience for customers, with the launch of a new Acceptable Use Policy following misuse of its digital banking services.

Satellite communications provider Inmarsat has launched a new Internet of Things (IoT) solution for monitoring mining tailings storage facilities.

More than 100,000 Australian homes and businesses now receiving fast broadband through the National Broadband Network’s the Sky Muster satellite service, with increasing demand for the service as new customers are added to the network.

The operator of the National Broadband Network NBN Co has extended its offer to provide Internet providers with additional data capacity at no extra cost until August in a move it says supports national broadband needs, as social restrictions are starting to ease across Australia.

A new biometric identity system built by Unisys and IDEMIA for the Home Affairs Department, for use in securing the country's borders, has gone live, the two companies who built the system say.

Global IT outsourcing firm Excis has been hit by a Windows ransomware attack, with the malware used being Sekhmet, another one of the breed that exfiltrates victims' data before locking it down.

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