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  • Barossa winery uncorks ‘Australian first’ embedded microchip to fight counterfeits

    Barossa wine estate, Seppeltsfield, is installing new anti-counterfeit technology in a bid to boost authenticity, trigger customer engagement and help curb the counterfeit problem plaguing the luxury wine industry.

  • Welcome to the CIO50 - nominations now open

    CIO Australia has officially opened its fourth annual CIO50 list, where the country’s top 50 most effective and strategic technology and digital chiefs will be recognised for delivering rapid change across their organisations.

  • Garmin co-founder Gary Burrell dies

    Garmin co-founder and chairman emeritus Gary Burrell has passed away at the age of 81.

  • Hunter Water trials IoT, analytics to protect assets

    Hunter Water is set to use the power of IoT technology mixed with advanced analytics in a bid to protect the integrity of the water infrastructure.

  • In pictures: CIO luncheon - The front-line worker and workforce enablement

    With the rise of the front-line worker and distributed workplaces, many organisations are seeing the benefits of providing a cloud-ready environment. No doubt, employees expect access to information and services without the barriers of legacy tools. Certainly, cloud enabled employees have come to expect insights, speed and collaboration as part of their everyday. Therefore, many CIOs are starting to recognise the ‘power of cloud enablement’ of the front-line worker in order to provide greater collaboration and engagement, process efficiencies, and insights for better decision-making. A group of CIOs and tech leaders joined CIO Australia and Google for an exclusive roundtable luncheon that discussed how companies can embrace the move to a cloud-enabled workforce - and not leave behind a large and most influential workforce.

  • Privacy advocate speaks out against AFP’s raid on press

    Privacy advocate, Paul Bischoff, has hit back at the AFP, calling its raid on ABC’s offices and a journalist's home “especially troubling." He said journalists need to beef up cyber security measures.

  • Govt dishes out $8.5m for cyber security realm

    The Federal Government has earmarked $8.5 million in funding for the country’s cyber security sector in a bid to “grow and create new jobs,” according to Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews.

  • 4 senior IT posts up for grabs from healthcare to financial services

    In the wake of Hamish Cameron’s departure as the inaugural CIO of the Department for Child Protection (DCP), the South Australian government's DCP is seeking its second CIO.

  • Global biometrics institute urges responsible use of technology

    The international Biometrics Institute is calling on all law enforcement agencies, border management and governments to use existing good practices to ensure responsible use of biometrics.

  • Most senior tech execs dealt with a security breach in last year

    The majority of CIOs, CTOs and CISOs said their organisations suffered a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months, with 41 per cent breached between three to five times.

  • Resiliency at the Edge: Success Stories

    Three high profile Edge Computing deployments have demonstrated the power of bringing powerful computing close to the point of data collection and processing.

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