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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Having been sold the image of Cupertino as the privacy good guy, and a music collection as a personalised reflection of one's tastes, Apple has overplayed its hand by pushing an album onto its users.
The Australian government announced that it has embarked on the hunt for a children's e-safety commissioner as it prepares new legislation aimed at enhancing online safety for children and cracking down on online bullying.
The Australian government will have to choose from approximately 6,000 locations to build around 250 mobile towers, with its AU$100 million investment in reducing mobile blackspots.
Attorney-General Brandis needs to forget categorising personal data by how it is collected, and focus on whether its use to solve crime justifies invading our privacy.
The National Computational Infrastructure has built an on-demand, high-performance cloud computing environment to process data-intensive computations, such as climate change, earth system science, and life sciences research.
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...
NBN Co has said that it is incorporating new fibre deployment methods to cut the cost and time of the rollout, which originated from an internal program known as Project Fox.
The Australian government has signed a four-year contract with Acquia to help agencies implement its Drupal-based Government Content Management System, GovCMS, which is set to be available to all government entities by February.
The fugitive NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says any statement that mass surveillance isn't performed in New Zealand is 'categorically false', as New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has released Cabinet documents to disprove Snowden's claims.
The NSW Police and Singapore's PCS Security Pte Ltd have been named as buyers of FinFischer malware, along with the intelligence arms of the Hungarian, Italian, and Bosnian governments.
Documents released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have revealed that a global internet mapping program dubbed Treasure Map has been spying on German telcos' networks, despite US government assurances that the program was not for surveillance purposes, according to a report by Der Spiegel.
The big online and tech companies suffer from an interesting conflict: the government is both customer and the one carrying the biggest stick in the privacy battle. Unless there's a major policy change, you're going to see more stories like these.
NBN Co won't be forced to use a percentage of fibre to the node or fibre to the premises just because that was what the strategic review said, according to CEO Bill Morrow.
NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has said that should TPG roll out fibre networks along with Telstra and Optus in competition with the NBN, it would undermine the business model for the company.
Australia's competition watchdog will not prevent telecommunications company TPG from rolling out fibre to the basement in metropolitan areas directly in competition with NBN Co.