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  • ​Digitisation not about ‘McDonalds analytics’: ANZ CTO

    The fundamental element of any digital transformation project is actually understanding what’s important to the customer not doing what ANZ’s chief technology officer, Patrick Maes describes as ‘McDonalds analytics.’

    Written by Byron Connolly28 Oct. 15 16:23
  • Spammers target Aussies at tax time

    Cyber crooks are impersonating representatives from the Australian Taxation Office through malicious spam campaigns and telephone scams targeting people at tax time.

    Written by Byron Connolly29 June 15 11:38
  • ACMA wants to dump outdated spam code

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is seeking public comment on its proposal to deregister the long-standing and outdated Industry Spam Code of Practice.

    Written by Byron Connolly14 Aug. 14 11:11
  • SAGE-AU cuts spam by 80 per cent from mailing lists

    Australian not-for-profit IT professionals' association, SAGE-AU, has cut spam from its mailing lists by 80 per cent since the rollout of a security solution in September 2013.

    Written by Hamish Barwick20 June 14 15:46
  • Fake emails on the rise, warns Telstra

    Billions of hoax emails are sent every year around the world with Australians inevitably getting targeted according to Telstra.

    Written by Hamish Barwick19 July 13 12:03
  • Boston Marathon spam targets Australians: SCAMwatch

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s SCAMwatch is warning people not to click on spam emails which claim to contain links to websites with information about the Boston Marathon explosions.

    Written by Hamish Barwick19 April 13 15:28
  • McDonald’s Australia served Spam Act warning

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a formal warning to McDonald’s Australia for sending emails which did not meet the requirements of the Spam Act.

    Written by Hamish Barwick18 Dec. 12 11:36
  • IBM predicts five big technologies of the future

    IBM today issued its sixth annual look at what Big Blue thinks will be the five biggest technologies for the next five years. In past prediction packages the company has had some success in predicting the future of telemedicine and nanotechnology.

    Written by Michael Cooney21 Dec. 11 08:31