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Ashley Madison data breach due to inappropriate security measures

Dating website, Ashley Madison, was the target of a data breach as a result of inappropriate security safeguards, according to findings of a joint investigation by the Australian Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, and the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), Daniel Therrien.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien24 Aug. 16 11:55

In pictures: Record turnout for 'Go Girl, Go for IT,' event at Deakin University in Melbourne

More than 1,600 teenage girls, age 13-17, and 136 teachers from 61 schools, attended the recent Go Girl, Go For IT conference at Deakin University in Melbourne, which was aimed at inspiring and encouraging girls to pursue a career in science and technology. The event is spearheaded by Vic ICT for Women (a volunteer group of ICT female professionals that work to recruit and retain and promote women in IT).

Written by Jennifer O'Brien23 Aug. 16 15:24

GovDC marketplace powered by ServiceNow and UXC Keystone

​The NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) has selected ServiceNow as the primary platform for the new GovDC marketplace, a portal that enables government agencies to enquire and procure services of approved ICT vendors.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien04 Aug. 16 08:44

Alibaba portal opens business opportunities for Aussie companies

​Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is turning subsistence farmers into online entrepreneurs and creating new business opportunities for Australian companies, according to researchers at the University of Sydney Business School.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 July 16 15:21

ACCC urges better info on broadband speeds, performance

​The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is calling for consumers to be provided with clear information about broadband speeds and performance in a bid to improve competition and consumer outcomes in the retail broadband market.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 July 16 12:02

Two weeks left to nominate for the CIO50

​With the August 15 deadline looming to nominate for the inaugural CIO50, it is time to be heard and tell us your story of transformation, innovation and leadership.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 July 16 10:49