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Wednesday, 18 January 2023 11:04

ACMA seeks feedback on news measurement tool  

The telecommunications industry regulator the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released a consultation paper seeking feedback on a ‘news measurement framework’ to monitor levels of diversity across Australia’s contemporary media landscape.

Published in Technology Regulation

AWS has rightly cheered its continued recognition by Gartner as the leader in its annual magic quadrant research report for cloud infrastructure, but a deeper look shows the real news is the leaps and bounds Oracle is making.

Published in Enterprise Cloud

GUEST OPINION by Lani Refiti, ANZ Regional Director of cybersecurity firm Claroty: The Australian Government has recently announced a team comprising 100 of the best cybersecurity experts in Australia to track down the people responsible for recent attacks on Optus and Medibank, forming a new partnership with the Australian Federal Police and Signals Directorate.

Published in Guest Opinion

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) is calling on the Albanese Government to take a positive, collaborative approach to the complex issue of cybersecurity, cautioning against adopting a heavy-handed or exclusively punitive response to recent high-profile data breaches.

Published in Government Tech Policy

In a move aimed at making the country technologically independent, the Russian government will allocate 1 billion rubles (A$25.7 million) in 2022-2023 for the creation of small and medium-sized centres for the design of electronic, microelectronic and radio-electronic products.

Published in Strategy

GUEST OPINION by Paul Weingarth co-founder, CEO of fintech Slyp: The government has the opportunity in this revised Federal budget to prioritise the uptake of technology in the business and retail sector to support the transition to a circular, net-zero-driven economy.

Published in Guest Opinion

Expectations remain low with the upcoming Labor 2022-23 Budget relating to anything remotely actionable and useful when it comes to keeping Australians safe online..

Published in Security
Tuesday, 18 October 2022 17:46

Inquiry to target regional mobile infrastructure

Mobile infrastructure services across regional Australia will be the focus of a new parliamentary inquiry. 

Published in Government Tech Policy

A recent survey by analyst firm GlobalData reveals that about 80% of Singapore respondents claimed that their enterprise ICT budgets have increased, with 42.5% claiming a slight increase (1% to 6%) and 37.5% claiming a significant increase (greater than 6%).

Published in Strategy

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has called on the Albanese Government to release an exposure draft of proposed changes to the Privacy Act before the end of the year, in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches of personal information.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 07 September 2022 10:10

ACS welcomes government review into IT programs

ACS, the professional association for Australia’s technology sector, has given a tick of approval to the Federal Government’s commitment to widen the pipeline of talent available to the science and technology sectors.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The financial and emotional devastation caused by scams every year in Australia can be reduced if government, consumer groups and the private sector work together to make Australia a much harder target for scammers, according to ACCC chair Gina Cass-Gottlieb.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 08 June 2022 01:58

Mantel Group’s Eliiza acquires otso.ai

Mantel Group, through its data, analytics, and machine learning brand, Eliiza, has acquired machine learning as a service provider, otso.ai.

Published in Market

AUCLoud in partnership with NextDC is lighting up a Sovereign Bridge across the country to provide government and critical national industries with secure high-speed access to sovereign cloud services.

Australia has a new Federal Minister for Communications in Michelle Rowland, the ALP member for Greenway in Sydney's northwest.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Global technology consultancy Thoughtworks has been selected by the New South Wales (NSW) Government to develop and deploy the “world’s first” digital birth certificate which it says will provide citizens with highly-secure, anytime, anywhere access.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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