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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Microsoft has announced that Microsoft Azure has been recognised to be compliant with the Australian government's information security manual and protective security policy framework.
Look beyond the call for an NBN Co split detailed in the latest instalment of the Vertigan review into the NBN, and you see a blueprint for a weaker telco regulator appear.
Some of the largest technology companies operating in Australia are set to be put under the microscope as Parliament launches an inquiry into corporate tax avoidance.
Chairman of the Australian Digital Currency Commerce Association Ronald Tucker has called for a new Senate inquiry into digital currencies to result in a 'correction' of the government’s current taxation treatment of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.
Australia's peak body for non-dominant telcos has slammed Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull's inquiry into the national broadband landscape, dismissing its findings as 'rehashed, discredited theoretical arguments'.
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...
ISI will be one of eight key suppliers to Lockheed Martin's AU$800 million eight-year centralised processing services contract for the Australian Department of Defence.
The Australian Opposition is calling for the government to ensure that new premises will not have to pay for a connection onto the National Broadband Network.
NBN Co's different technology types should be split into separate companies with large parts sold off, the government-commissioned panel looking into Australia's broadband has argued.
NEC Australia will be providing maintenance, management, and support of physical and virtual networking devices to all South Australian government agencies as part of an initial three-year deal.
Australia's Parliament has passed the first tranche of new national security reforms, approving laws that will give ASIO the power to monitor every device on the internet, and with a single warrant copy, delete, or modify data held on those devices.
The Chinese government is cracking down on Instagram, fearing dissidents and food porn. Europe is once again telling Google how it feels, and the FBI is releasing software. Plus more gov news 'round the globe.
Lockheed Martin will soon be opening an Asia-Pacific IT engineering hub in Melbourne that is expected to secure Commonwealth government and international contracts, particularly in South Asia and the Middle East.
NBN Co has said that the annual cost of powering the nodes in the multi-technology mix will be cheaper than the capital cost of rolling out fibre to the premises.
Events of the past 24 hours show that Australian politicians still don't understand the issues around internet surveillance — and that's dangerous.