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  • Just say no to blockchain (for now) advises Gartner

    ​In response no doubt to the huge amount of interest it receives from chief information officers about the technology, Gartner hosted eight sessions on blockchain at it's annual Symposium event on the Gold Coast this week.

  • ASIC reveals alleged hacking plot to boost stock prices

    A joint operation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) has uncovered a plot by a suspected Russian hacker to artificially inflate the share price of a number of ASX-listed companies.

  • ASIC gets Google's help to monitor payday lenders

    Representatives of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission have said that the financial watchdog will boost the use of analytics software to monitor the online activities of payday lenders in order to crack down on predatory practices.

  • ASIC unhappy with exclusion from data retention regime

    The head of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission is not happy that the financial watchdog has been excluded from the list of agencies that will automatically be authorised to access metadata under the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014.

  • ASIC opens up (some) data

    The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has made some of its data freely available from the federal government's open data repository,, the organisation has announced.

  • ASIC examines 'pause' to tackle HFT: Report

    The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) reportedly may resurrect the idea of implementing a 500 millisecond pause on trades in an effort to put the brakes on high-frequency trading (HFT).

  • Internet industry reports progress on IPv6, but work remains

    One year after the World IPv6 Launch Day, the Internet industry has reported steady progress moving users around the world to the new Internet Protocol version. However, Australia continues to lag behind other companies in IPv6 uptake, industry figures told Computerworld Australia.

  • Market not well advised during ASX outage: ASIC

    The ASX Group should work on its communication skills with the market during technological outages, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) said in a report released today.