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Telstra’s ‘five knows of cyber security’

Telstra lives by ‘five knows of cyber security’ when it comes to protecting information across the organisation, according to chief security officer, Mike Burgess.

Written by Byron Connolly31 Aug. 15 15:28

Mal Thatcher leaves Queensland Health

Malcolm Thatcher completed his last day today as chief health information officer at Queensland Health, a position he held for the past 12 months.

Written by Byron Connolly28 Aug. 15 15:29

Merged CSIRO and NICTA to become ‘Data61’

The CSIRO's Digital Productivity group and NICTA will merge to create a new organisation called 'Data61’ but the future of around 200 support staff still remains uncertain.

Written by Byron Connolly28 Aug. 15 10:50

Government on the hunt for tech talent

The federal government’s Digital Transformation Office (DTO) has announced a national recruitment drive to recruit design, research and technology specialists to create public services.

Written by Byron Connolly27 Aug. 15 14:22

Firms failing to cut out paper payments

Many Australian organisations have failed to make the switch to card and digital payments despite them being touted as cheaper than traditional paper-based ordering processes.

Written by Byron Connolly27 Aug. 15 11:21

How diversity created a true transformational CIO

What stints at Telstra, Optus and AAPT - with experience ranging from property management, customer experience, IT facilities and business transformation - has taught PwC’s tech chief, Hilda Clune, about business transformation.

Written by Byron Connolly24 Aug. 15 15:18

Citi dangles $100K carrot at APAC developers

Citi is giving app developers across the Asia-Pacific region a chance to take their ideas to worldwide markets and win a share of $100,000 with the local launch of its Global Mobile Challenge.

Written by Byron Connolly20 Aug. 15 16:47

Defence Bank introduces video calling

Defence Bank has unveiled a mobile app that enables its 90,000 customers to make video calls with bank staff.

Written by Byron Connolly20 Aug. 15 11:46

Autonomous robot scans steel structures

An autonomous robot created by Australian researchers is providing engineers with high-definition images of the integrity of steel structures that support the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Written by Byron Connolly18 Aug. 15 16:16

Credentials the new ‘currency for careers’

Deakin University is lauding ‘digital badges’ and ‘credentialing’ as alternatives to traditional education models, following a new agreement with US company, Credly.

Written by Byron Connolly18 Aug. 15 11:18

DFAT outsources support to NEC

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has awarded NEC a four-year contract to provide support for 12,000 end users at 160 sites globally.

Written by Byron Connolly17 Aug. 15 14:00

South East QLD billed as new ‘smart region’

Cisco has earmarked South East Queensland as Australia’s first ‘smart region’, a digital hotbed with 30,000 new jobs and a potential $10 billion economic boost predicted over the coming years.

Written by Byron Connolly14 Aug. 15 14:30

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