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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A draft document released by the Australian Department of Finance outlines requirements for government IT contractors to notify customers within 12 hours once they become aware of actual or suspected security incidents.
BBC Worldwide has revealed that 13,000 Australians downloaded leaked episodes of the new series of Doctor Who, as the company pushes to force ISPs to keep an eye out for 'suspicious behaviour' of its users downloading large amounts of data.
If these efforts from the copyright industry and its workers' union are the best they can do, then it's time for them to face up to their own mortality.
The Vertigan cost-benefit analysis has further downgraded the role of fibre in the multi technology mix (MTM) model for the NBN - even though it also suggests that fibre isn't as relatively expensive as it used to be. What are we to make of this?
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said there are no guarantees that his version of the NBN will be successful.
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 procurement board has identified seven strategies that it plans to action in its strategic directions statement for the 2014-15 business year.
Australia Post is fixing its focus on e-commerce logistics and delivery solutions in the face of a 34.5 percent drop in profit after tax for the 2014 financial year, driven by a decline in letter volumes.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has said the Australian government will look to the G20 group of nations and the OECD to join the hunt for multinational businesses engaging in transfer pricing and other tax reduction schemes.
Australia's consumer watchdog fears Expedia's planned takeover of Wotif.com could hurt competition in the online travel market and result in higher fees.
The union representing media, artists, and journalists has backed an Australian government proposal to block websites containing copyright-infringing material.
The Australian Law Reform Commission has recommended a tort be implemented for serious invasions of privacy in the digital world, but has stepped back from a safe harbour proposal for internet companies that host content deemed to invade a person's privacy.
The Australian federal government has rolled back the dual ministerial approval process that had been required for agencies to move their cloud IT infrastructure offshore.
The Australian tech startup industry is calling on the federal government not to play favourites with its Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme funding, saying that grants should be merit-based and not favour any particular sector.
Australian government agencies will be required to implement stringent new security policies, to monitor public servants in order to protect the government against the 'insidious enemy' of the 'trusted insiders' leaking sensitive information to the public.