Discussions of how information technology is changing Australia's public sector. We also look at technology implementations and migrations at various levels of government.
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The Australian government has been discussing a detailed data-retention wish list with internet service providers for more than four years — with citizens kept in the dark.
Car-hailing company Uber appears unfazed by a Queensland government crackdown, announcing that it has expanded to the Gold Coast.
NBN Co will have access to reports on the quality of Telstra's copper network and where pits have been flooded in the past, as part of the revised NBN deal, CEO Bill Morrow has said.
The Australian Federal Police inadvertently let sensitive metadata from an active criminal investigation be published online, after providing documents that had not been redacted to Greens Senator Scott Ludlam.
With NBN Co reporting revenues of AU$60 million for the last financial year, the company is targeting passing 1 million premises by the network at the end of June 2015.
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
The ease of technical bypasses to avoid being captured by a mandatory data-retention regime is not a concern to ASIO director-general David Irvine.
Attorney-General George Brandis has said that there is no definition of 'metadata', but a 'statutory specification' of metadata will be included in mandatory data-retention legislation to be introduced in this sitting period of parliament.
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has said that the staff members who asked ISPs to block websites were unaware that blocking a single IP address would block thousands of websites.
The government's NBN cost-benefit analysis report said exactly what the government wanted it to say, Labor and the Greens have said.
Browsing history is reportedly not part of Australia's proposed data-retention scheme, but the amount of data uploaded and downloaded by a connection, along with financial information will be kept, according to a leaked document.
Is Australia ready to face SCADAgeddon? No. Many of the defenders aren't even on the same page. Literally. Good thing the bad guys aren't ready, either.
While large enterprises are capable of handling their own security, they are finding that small and niche businesses in Australia are unable to cope with the security of storing data on behalf of the large companies, CERT Australia has found.
Apple supports the FCC's hearing-aid compatibility standard to current iPhone models. This summer, developers have released apps supporting Cupertino's Made For iPhone hearing aids.
The Australian government is reviewing the value of its IT panels to the panel members, amid complaints about the cost of becoming and remaining a member.