With far greater government attention to field data processing and communications, fire and emergency services can better handle on some of the more bizarre and dangerous situations they encounter.
Stories by Christopher Jay
A web of interconnected Internet-facilitated surveillance and building security controls is spreading across the continent and in Australian diplomatic missions overseas.
Australian motorists are about to experience the full impact of a whole range of new, computerised electronic law enforcement technology — and some of it will be highly visible highway patrol car equipment.
The ABC is planning a massive upgrade of the transcoding facilities it uses to convert a wide range of video formats for use on television, podcasts, Internet publishing and various forms of mobile and social media.
The federal government will shortly be facing a string of complex technical and political decisions, with the development of proposals to adapt local mobile phone networks as a continent-wide air traffic control system for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
One of the great mythologies of Australian long distance truck driving — the image of the 24-hour non-stop driver, staying awake on amphetamines and sliding past load restrictions, speed limits and compulsory rest stops — is set to bite the dust, courtesy of the Internet of Things.
A flood of ransomware, demanding ransom usually in bitcoin to unlock files encrypted by malicious software, will be an early priority for Victorian Liberal MP Dan Tehan in his new role as Australia’s ‘cyber minister’.
Australia’s financial system could be turned upside down in a federal government-blessed process heavily involving the nation's tech community.
The Australian Broadcasting commission is embarking on a massive reworking of its electronic, computing, Internet and archival facilities in what is set to be one of the biggest and most complex upgrade IT sequences seen in this country.
The Australian Signals Directorate, which watches over the Australia’s telecommunications, electronic data networks and external radio monitoring activity, is making an urgent drive to upgrade the nation’s defences against cyber warfare attacks on key data and internet assets.