Stories by Byron Connolly

Top tier NBN orders on the rise

NBN users are switching to faster internet plans with 70 per cent of new orders on the national broadband network now based on wholesale speed tiers of 50Mbps download or higher.

Written by Byron Connolly18 June 18 10:07

Stephen Haddad new CTO at Austereo

Southern Cross Austereo’s head of technology Stephen Haddad has been promoted to chief technology officer following a restructure which has seen the company’s regional and metropolitan business units merged.

Written by Byron Connolly14 June 18 15:59

Terry Powell new Domino’s CIO

Pizza retailer Domino’s has appointed former Suncorp exec Terry Powell as its new group chief information officer, following the recent departure of long-standing tech boss, Wayne McMahon.

Written by Byron Connolly14 June 18 10:44

PageUp admits personal data “probably” accessed

Australian software-as-a-service provider, PageUp on Tuesday finally admitted that customer data was “probably” accessed following a breach last month.​

Written by Byron Connolly12 June 18 14:45

Sydney law firm considers class action against PageUp

Sydney law firm Centennial Lawyers on Friday said it was considering initiating a class action against Australian software-as-a-service provider PageUp, which earlier this week released details of a possible data breach that took place in May.

Written by Byron Connolly08 June 18 13:36

Tiny wearable sensors may soon track our health in real time

Australian scientists have designed tiny optical sensors that they say open the door to developing a wearable device that enables doctors to medically diagnose a person’s health in real time.

Written by Byron Connolly07 June 18 12:26

ITPA ‘appalled’ by Bill Morrow’s comments on gamers

Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA) said on Thursday that it is “appalled” at attempts by NBN’s outgoing CEO Bill Morrow to lay the blame for congestion and service degradation on its fixed wireless network at the feet of gamers.

Written by Byron Connolly07 June 18 10:12

Swinburne University steps up hybrid cloud

Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology had been hosting core apps and systems in its two Hawthorn data centres for quite some time. But things are changing as the institution steadily moves towards a hybrid cloud environment.

Written by Byron Connolly07 June 18 01:00

Many companies are not GDPR-compliant: report

Despite undertaking measures to improve data security and privacy, 38 per cent of global organisations responding to a survey say they are still not compliant with the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) requirements.

Written by Byron Connolly06 June 18 01:00

Kathleen Mackay quits Boral

Boral’s head of digital delivery Kathleen Mackay has quit after just over a year in the role at building and construction giant.

Written by Byron Connolly04 June 18 10:45