Security

James Riley
April 19, 2018
It’s only two years since the federal government launched its cyber security strategy, but the nation’s former spy chief David Irvine says Australi...

R&D

Stuart Kennedy
April 19, 2018
Australia’s number one generator of intellectual property by patent applications in 2017 was poker machine king Aristocrat Technologies. The gambling ...

Security

Stuart Kennedy
April 17, 2018
As Russia gets pinged throughout the western world for going rogue on cyber, Australia’s freshly minted Cyber Ambassador has called for greater internati...

Skills

Denham Sadler
April 17, 2018
A newly released Treasury research paper has found that migration has a net positive impact on the economy and leads to increased innovation in businesses. ...

Manufacturing

Aimee Chanthadavong
April 17, 2018
When Holden, Ford, Toyota, and Mitsubishi began shuttering their plants permanently in this country, it was an “absolute guillotine” for suppliers ...

TelcoLand

Denham Sadler
April 17, 2018
The federal government has attacked its own telecommunications ombudsman after its latest report showed that NBN-related complaints had tripled in the last yea...

StartupLand

Stuart Kennedy
April 16, 2018
The clock is ticking for the NSW government if it wants to get some good electoral vibes out of the ambitious TechCentral proposal to turn a chunk of land insi...

TelcoLand

Denham Sadler
April 16, 2018
Complaints about telecommunication services in Australia have continued to skyrocket in a wake-up call” for the industry, with issues related to the NBN ...

Broadband

Mark Gregory
April 16, 2018
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has unwittingly presented the Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network (NBN) with a rare and unpreced...

Digital

Beverley Head
April 16, 2018
Innovation has a clearly defined price ticket at the Art Gallery of NSW: its $344 million. Raising the funds is also something of an existential challenge for ...

Identity

Denham Sadler
April 16, 2018
The federal government has defended controversial legislation creating a new facial recognition system amid widespread criticisms of its scope and privacy impl...

Trade

Aimee Chanthadavong
April 16, 2018
If the Australian advanced manufacturing sector can’t get itself fully integrated into global supply chains it is in for a rough ride, a new report has f...

Identity

ANDREW RYAN
April 16, 2018
Consumer interest in understanding their relationship with their financial services provider has never been higher. Yet at present, there is a fundamental disc...

Cyber

James Riley
April 13, 2018
The nation’s National Cyber Security Adviser and deputy director-general of the Australian Signals Directorate Alastair MacGibbon says he is “very,...

Innovation

Aimee Chanthadavong
April 12, 2018
Innovation and Science Australia (ISA) chair Bill Ferris wants Australian companies to make structural and cultural changes to their boards of directors, and t...

Cyber

Andrew Colley
April 12, 2018
Australian banks are working hard to get ahead of regulators and scrutinise their cyber security procedures in line with a global financial community still hau...

Software

Stuart Kennedy
April 12, 2018
Thales is hiring up developers for its Australian programming centre to help build an ambitious air traffic control system that will cover 11 per cent of the g...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
April 12, 2018
BlueChilli has joined forces with corporate bigwig Coca-Cola to launch a new accelerator program and expand across the ditch, as the Australian startup giant c...

Security

Denham Sadler
April 11, 2018
More than 60 data breaches were reported to the government’s privacy body in the first six weeks of the new mandatory notification scheme, with the maj...

Cyber

James Riley
April 11, 2018
The Australian Signals Directorate has placed an unusual caveat on the much-lauded ‘Protected’ security status it signed off for Microsoft’s ...

Policy

Denham Sadler
April 10, 2018
The federal government needs to provide more clarity on its cyber warfare capabilities and substantially increase funding to offensive cyber development remain...

Policy

Aimee Chanthadavong
April 10, 2018
Australian Industry Group chief executive Innes Willox has urged the government to move forward in reforming existing workplace relations laws, but says the ri...

Cyber

Aimee Chanthadavong
April 10, 2018
Cyber-espionage remains a top concern when it comes to government cyber security, with the latest Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) from global provider...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
April 10, 2018
The federal government’s recent cybersecurity push needs to put a greater focus on entrepreneurship and startups rather than just seeking products and se...