As part of a national security review in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks the Australian Government is considering the introduction of the IT equivalent of a national coast guard.
Stories by Sandra Rossi
Australian business is struggling with billing problems because of defective data and poor information management, according to QAS managing director Jonathan Hulford-Funnell.
Security firms and consultancies were busy pitching their wares to IT professionals last week all claiming to offer the "first" real-life hacking courses available in Australia.
Federal communications Minister Senator Richard Alston said a re-elected Coalition Government would proceed with the full privatisation of Telstra "as soon as possible".
IT managers have shown little interest in the forthcoming launch of the Windows XP desktop operating system on October 25, despite Microsoft's plans for a $US 1 billion marketing blitz.
Telstra has moved into the online security space announcing today it will be offering Gatekeeper accredited digital certificates and hosting services by the end of the year.
Job cuts in the IT industry continue unabated with Sun Microsystems the latest casualty of the continuing economic downturn. Sun joins a long list of IT companies slashing staff both here and overseas.
More than $30 million will be spent in the next three years building Australia's first independent third-generation wireless telecommunications network in Adelaide.
Australia's consumer watchdog will have a far broader range of powers under a Labor Government, including new protection measures for Internet and mobile phone users.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is paying up to five times the market price for IT services and products under its five-year outsourcing deal with EDS, Federal Parliament heard last week.
Since GBU made its debut last week I can confidently say CW readers are not shy when it comes to sending "confidential e-mails".
While some of the biggest economies in the world are slowing to a standstill, China's IT sector is booming, generating $US96.7 billion in the first eight months of this year.
Telstra has been fined $75,000 by the Federal Court for sending a discriminatory e-mail to staff.
Symantec has warned users to have a complete security solution at the gateway to avoid widespread malicious assaults such as Code Red and Nimda.
An audit of Internet security within Federal Government agencies has found risk managed by IT staff in-house has proven more effective than those handled by external service providers.