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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Security checklists like the Australian Signals Directorate's Top 4 Mitigation Strategies are valuable, but to treat them as universal compliance mechanisms is a mistake. A risk-based approach is essential.
Amid differing opinions of how NICTA will survive after June 2016 without funding from the Australian government, the research agency's CEO Hugh Durrant-Whyte has announced his resignation.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will apply to the attorney-general to retain its access to metadata after mandatory data-retention legislation has passed the parliament.
There is a major difference between law-enforcement agencies and media accessing metadata, but arguably that changes when it comes to politicians using taxpayer-funded phones.
Ericsson plans to deliver a solution called the Interoperability Gateway that will connect the communication networks of Tasmania's emergency services agencies.
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The Australian Senate committee for the scrutiny of Bills has slammed the government's decision to leave the data set out of mandatory data-retention legislation.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has launched its Australian Internet Security Initiative portal to give internet service providers access to information about what IPs in their networks are infected by malware.
Over five years since the last review, the Australian government has announced a new wide-ranging review into cybersecurity.
The very type of records that Attorney-General George Brandis would like Australian telecommunications companies to retain from customers for two years have been deemed too personal for release under Freedom of Information when they belong to him.
The growth of connected devices, the cloud, and encrypted operating systems is making criminal investigation tougher for the Australian Federal Police.
NICTA's latest report has revealed that there are opportunities for public sector agencies and external independent businesses to become service brokers to help the government deliver its services through digital channels.
The tide is turning against mass digital surveillance, both politically and commercially, but is Attorney-General Brandis capable of even noticing, let alone changing, course?
The United Nations has adopted a resolution on protecting digital privacy that for the first time urges governments to offer redress to citizens targeted by mass surveillance.
The Department of Communications and Telstra both warned Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull and NBN Co that the heralded speed test results in the Umina fibre-to-the-node trial may not represent speeds in a full FttN rollout.