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Australia rolls out compliance laws for cryptocurrency & digital exchange service providers
Digital currency exchanges in Austalia must now register with AUSTRAC, and comply with the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act.
Healthcare reports most NDB breach incidents so far - why are they at risk?
Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme has netted 63 breach notifications, most of which were from health service providers.
While the AU govt praises the new US Cloud Act, others aren't so welcoming
"Timely access to electronic data held by communications service providers is an essential component of government efforts to protect public safety."
Not every cloud has a silver lining - the challenges of managing public data in Australia
Fujitsu assesses the challenges that exist with the Australian government's digital transformation initiatives and the public storage of data.
Sydney's Joint Cyber Security Centre opens in Darling Park
Sydney is now home to Australia’s newest Joint Cyber Security Centre (JCSC), which was officially opened this week by Angus Taylor.
Government to introduce 457 visa replacement program to lure tech talent
The new scheme will be aimed at both businesses with over $4 million annual turnover as well as technology-based and STEM-related start-ups.
Singapore PM highlights need for cybersecurity & smart cities at ASEAN conference
“In this case jointly to be able to work together to interoperate and to share approaches and have compatible ways of doing things."
Canberra-based MSP OPC scores government website migration contract
The websites will be migrated to the govCMS Drupal 7 platform.
Microsoft explores Australian CISOs' most common problems in cybersecurity
Australia needs at least another 500 more cyber graduates to meet existing demand for cybersecurity as CISOs tackle the shortage.
Aus Govt urging payroll providers to prepare for new legislation
From July 1, Australian employers with 20 or more employees will need to use STP-enabled software to report employees’ tax and super information.
Australia's Digital ID framework is now one step closer to reality
“We believe that it should be safe and easy for everyone to prove who they are. This means giving people a secure option to verify their identity."
ASD grants Dimension Data the power to host 'protected' government information
Dimension Data Australia will now be able to provide cloud security services to the Australian Government for protected data.
Decentralisation central – Melbourne launches first Web 3.0 tech hub
Efforts to remake web services in a decentralised, persistent and uncensorable manner are likely the most important work happening in tech today.
Canberra security firm Penten scores $1.3m contract with Australian Army
“This advanced communication technology can be rapidly deployed to individual computers, which will change the way classified information is shared."
NZ & AU join international condemnation against Russia for NotPetya attack
"In a globally connected world our relative geographic isolation offers no protection from cyber threats."
Asking the right questions: The Australian Government’s digital storage plan
If Australia wants to continue to be agile across government technology, cloud technology is a must-have, and the transition needs to happen now.
Breach prevention better than cure for NDB regulations, says Aleron
“Prevention is definitely better than cure in this case."
Kiwi institution picks up major Australian Govt. contract
This contract builds on Datacom Connect’s successful customer care operations for other significant government clients.”
The state of the nation: Government websites fail to serve citizens
The majority of government websites are underperforming, with the best site scoring 4.6 out of 10 - a failing grade.
Exclusive: AWS on Govt cloud migration in the A/NZ public sector
Recently at AWS’s re:Invent event, Techday had the opportunity to sit down with Peter Moore, AWS APAC and Japan regional managing director.
MuleSoft’s integration platform approved and endorsed by Aus Govt
By taking an API-led approach, government agencies are able to put data at the centre of their missions and innovate rapidly, without losing security.
Cisco to develop training programs for Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre
With a $3m investment, Cisco will help to develop solutions to current and emerging skill shortages in cyber technologies.
Optus Business dedicates $3.5m to Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre
Optus Business has announced that it will invest $3.5 million into Australia’s Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).
Macquarie Telecom marks data center expansion plans with new appointment
“The global mega trend to adopt hybrid IT is fuelling demand for our services."