Two digital rights groups — Electronic Frontiers Australia and Future Wise — have urged the government to take the privacy and security of the My Health Record system seriously after an Australian National Audit Office report indicated that this was not happening.

An established group that steals data through phishing and card-skimming is using new infrastructure and activities to generate revenue, the security firm RiskIQ says, adding that it has named the group Fullz House based on its operations.

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 08:42

Two new executive roles at MNF

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Communications operator MNF Group has created new senior executive roles and filled them with existing members of its management team.

Digital global domestic money transaction values are exploding around the world, with a new market report forecasting the value of transactions will exceed US$3.5 trillion by 2024 - up from US$1.8 trillion in 2019.

SPONSORED NEWS: There is currently significant growth in demand in the Australian job market for cloud-related cybersecurity training, according to Jon Lang, the CEO of ICT and cybersecurity training provider, DDLS.

The global number of 5G subscriptions is forecast to top 2.6 billion within the next six years, driven by sustained momentum and a rapidly developing 5G ecosystem.

Panasonic has made available a face recognition API to its customers in Japan.

Lifting take-up of the National Broadband Network in under serviced consumer segments, promoting much higher speeds and improving support for Retail Service Providers in the face of increasing demand for broadband, are some of the key areas targeted by NBN Co in its newly released Wholesale Pricing Review 2019 Close-out Paper.

Malcolm Turnbull was the headline speaker on day one of StartCon 2019, with the full video recorded by StartCon, and the transcript produced by the Otter app, and editing by me to ensure it is accurate, and he certainly had a lot to say.

Australia's peak body for consumer representation in communications, the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), says telcos must play their part if consumers are to benefit from changes to NBN Co’s wholesale pricing and data capacity.

NBN Co, the operator of the National Broadband Network, has announced a range of new wholesale bundles offering lower prices and more data inclusions, following an extensive industry consultation process.

Broadband retail service provider Aussie Broadband has achieved average revenue growth of 308% over the last three years to gain a listing as the only telco in this year’s Deloitte Technology Fast 50.

Last week, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella visited Australia and it is fair to say that he received such a lot of puffs in the media that he could well have thought he had landed in a bakery.

Shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus has slammed the Morrison Government over its tardiness in implementing amendments to the encryption law which was passed last year, saying Finance Minister Senator Mathias Cormann had agreed to do so, and has yet to keep his word nearly a year on.

Hot on the heals of yesterday’s four-year-late review of Sharp’s in-room air purifier comes our review of the similarly belated Sharp IG-BC2J-B in-car air purifier. Like the KC-A50, it’s still on sale after being around for a few years already but, also like its very big brother, we’ve been using it constantly in that time and it’s never been more needed.

Analytics software firm Splunk appears to have a problem similar to Y2K, in that unpatched installations of its software will be unable to recognise two-digit dates beginning from 1 January 2020.

Sydney-based automated SEO and SEM provider Longtail UX has entered a partnership with Japanese e-commerce consulting and outsourcing firm Sophola.

A poor NBN migration for a customer has resulted in TPG-owned RSP iiNet being censured by Australia’s communications regulator and forced to take remedial action under threat of a potential $10 million fine.

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