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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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'.
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.
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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.
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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.
Vodafone Australia is working on rolling out a system that will record customers' web-browsing IP history for up to 90 days, as the government moves to compel telcos to hold on to users' metadata for up to two years.
Events of the past 24 hours show that Australian politicians still don't understand the issues around internet surveillance — and that's dangerous.
The Australian government is undertaking a feasibility study to understand whether offering email and desktop productivity tools as a service would be viable.
NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has said there is no conspiracy over fibre savings with the company reviewing the outcome of a trial of new fibre deployment technology and methods implemented in a trial in Victoria that was leaked to media earlier this month.
Internet users will soon to be able to report a cybercrime to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network that is being setup by police information agency Crimtrac.