Australia is among the world's heaviest users of IT but has very few local high-tech firms of its own and limited manufacturing capability, according to a Reserve Bank of Australia study.
Stories by Sandra Rossi
Struggling under the weight of increasing mainframe costs and legacy server sprawl, Australian enterprises are looking at server consolidation which is what the Sun Fire 12K server aims to deliver.
The Australian Customs Service (ACS) is reviewing its mammoth outsourcing deal with EDS in preparation for the contract's expiry in March 2003.
Tackling an IT project to safeguard information that could determine if people live or die is one the NSW Police is not taking lightly.
Fear of being left behind is driving corporate spying into the mainstream of Australian IT, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey.
Check Point Software Technologies will stop offering support on version 4.1 of its firewall software at the end of this year, despite calls for an extension from some customers with upgrade concerns.
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Australia is set to appoint its very own cyber security tsar dedicated to protecting the nation from cyber terrorism. The nation may also introduce tax breaks that would stimulate IT security spending in the private sector.
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has criticised the composition of the Federal Government's steering committee to implement the development of Australia's ICT framework, claiming it is too representative of big business.
Software vendors who do not listen to end users in the current market downturn will not survive, analysts and IT managers warned this week.
The federal government today announced the appointment of a steering committee to implement the development of Australia's ICT framework.
Safeguarding Australia's critical infrastructure will be the focus of a business-government taskforce meeting being held in Sydney over the next two days.
The NSW Liberal Party is planning to increase membership fees by $15 to finance an IT upgrade.
Will the real villain in the cyber security landscape please stand up, because the waters are getting a little murky.
Computer Science Corporation's (CSC) $700 million outsourcing deal with BHP Billiton has hit a rough spot, with IT employees suggesting the partnership is "in chaos".