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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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.
Malcolm Turnbull would have been quietly relieved to preside over the unveiling of Australia's first FttN NBN customers. But the launch did nothing to clarify questions around the government's relationship with Telstra, the competitive stance of the Coalition's NBN, and the nagging suspicion that Turnbull is digging himself into a deep, deep hole.
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.
It might not be a big news week, but it's an interesting one. Should you be able to erase your past and what happens if you erase someone else's as well? A US security contractor wasn't that secure (oops), and exoskeletons. It's ZDNet Government IT week and we got exoskeletons!
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...
Pensioners worried about having to use the NSW Opal electronic ticketing system will be able to keep using paper tickets for a long time to come, Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian has said.
NEC Australia will help the Western Australia Department of Water address water consumption levels in the state through a Microsoft solution stack.
NBN Co would pick up much-needed spectrum to fill a gap in its fixed-wireless network coverage in Australia's metropolitan fringes under a draft ministerial direction released today.
Julian Assange (remember him from WikiLeaks?) wants out of the Ecuador embassy and no one cares. It looks like IBM's hardware sale to Lenovo is going through. Plus lots more worldwide government IT news.
In a strongly-worded email to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Village Roadshow Co-CEO Graham Burke has said the company will not attend an upcoming public forum on copyright infringement because it will be dominated by "crazies".
Bitcoin transactions will be treated like barter transactions with similar taxation consequences, unless they are for business purposes, according to new guidance by the ATO on the taxation of crypto-currencies in Australia.
The ACCC did not overly influence the expert panel's recommendation to the Labor government that the NBN should be fibre to the premises, according to panel member Rod Tucker.
The NSW government plans to create a new identity management solution to remove the complexities related to user account administration and password management for its agencies.
The Bureau of Meteorology will soon be upgrading to a new supercomputer that will be 20 times faster than its current machine.