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Victorian emergency services extend Motorola comms deal

Victoria’s emergency services have extended their deal with Motorola Solutions Australia to supply and upgrade the mission critical Metropolitan Mobile Radio network (MMR).

Written by George Nott24 April 18 00:00

Ex Holden IT chief takes Victoria Govt role

​Holden's former CIO and head of information technology Peter Lane has taken the chief information officer role at the Victorian Government Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.

Written by George Nott23 April 18 15:38

RBA names new CIO

The Reserve Bank of Australia has appointed a replacement for departing chief information officer Sarv Girn.

Written by George Nott23 April 18 13:01

How to become a master CIO in the public sector

Government CIOs face a litany of unique challenges — transient and inconsistent leadership, financial austerity, shifting citizen expectations, chronic IT underinvestment, scarce digital leadership, to name a few.

Written by Rick Holgate23 April 18 11:38

10 tips to minimize IoT security vulnerabilities

Online Trust Alliance spells out best practices for testing, purchasing, networking and updating IoT devices to make them and the enterprise more secure.

Written by Jon Gold21 April 18 05:18

Innovative CIOs make shift to managing IT as a product

Aping Silicon Valley technology startups, enterprises are revamping their organizations from project-based IT service delivery to product-oriented technology supported by agile development and iterative release cycles.

Written by Clint Boulton19 April 18 20:00

A pirate-obsessed Nigerian hacking group is attacking the maritime industry

A criminal splinter faction from a pirate symbology-obsessed Nigerian 'confraternity' has been running business email compromise scams for hundreds of thousands of dollars targeting the global maritime industry, according to security researchers who have been tracing the 'GOLD GALLEON' group and trying to derail its scams in real time.

Written by Tamlin Magee19 April 18 15:38

In pictures: Deploying cloud in regulated markets: What are you waiting for? Melbourne CIO Roundtable

Many organisations operating in highly regulated industries have been slow to move their core systems to the cloud because they believe vendors can’t provide the level of security and scalability they need. Nothing could be further from the truth and enterprises that are slow to move are quickly falling behind their more nimble competitors. It is understandable that organisations – which operate in market sectors like legal, healthcare and financial services – take extra precautions to make sure internal and external information is secure and consequently decide to keep infrastructure in-house. A group of tech chiefs gathered in Melbourne at a CIO roundtable lunch - in partnership with Virtustream - to discuss the challenges and issues they face when moving core infrastructure to the cloud.​​

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 April 18 14:29

In pictures: Deploying cloud in regulated markets: What are you waiting for? Canberra CIO Roundtable

Governments have been slow to move their core systems to the cloud because they believe vendors can’t provide the level of security and scalability they need. It is understandable that governments – which are sometimes holding information that if stolen, could threaten national security – take extra precautions to make sure infrastructure is completely secure. But these concerns are no longer warranted and recently, forward-thinking public sector agencies are quickly gaining more confidence in public cloud services. A group of tech chiefs gathered in Canberra at a CIO roundtable lunch- in partnership with Virtustream - to discuss the challenges and issues they face when moving core infrastructure to the cloud.​

Written by Jennifer O'Brien18 April 18 15:00

Govt demands sweeping reforms at auDA

​The Department of Communications and the Arts has demanded for sweeping reforms within .au domain administrator auDA, saying its current management framework is “no longer fit-for-purpose”.

Written by George Nott18 April 18 12:21
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