Stories by Rohan Pearce

NBN Co CEO defends enterprise market push

NBN Co’s chief executive has rejected criticism of the company’s efforts to increase its revenue from the business segment, with the network operator defending its direct engagement with major enterprises over the rollout of fibre services.

NSW takes step towards unified transport payment system

The New South Wales government says its new Opal Connect service could become a ‘one stop shop’ for transport payments and information, potentially allowing users to pay for ridesharing, taxi services, road tolls and parking as well as public transport.

Parliament hack a ‘national cyber crisis’

The Australian Signals Directorate says that it categorised the successful penetration of the Parliament House network as ‘C1’ on the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Cyber Incident Categorisation Matrix.

Bureau of Meteorology continues security push

The Bureau of Meteorology is working on integrating an upgrade to its HPC infrastructure into a major multi-year ICT transformation program that is intended to deliver a significant boost to information security at the agency.

Security researchers warn of online voting risks

Australia should reject any form of online voting that doesn’t support a rigorous method of verifying that fraudulent ballots haven’t been cast, a group of high-profile security researchers has argued.

Telstra seeks to boost tech skills pipeline

Telstra has revealed details of new partnership with Australian universities that it said will help boost the skills pipeline in high-demand areas such as network and software engineering, information security and analytics.