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US investigation identifies Sony hacking as state-sponsored 
1 hour ago | Comment Now 
North Korea fingered as the perpetrator.
 
Metadata laws open to scope creep: lawyers 
By Andrew Colley | 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Approach "unsatisfactory" and "ad hoc".
 
Cochlear on the hunt for CIO 
By Andrew Colley | 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Ramsay snaps up Sutherland.
 
ATO rules Bitcoin transactions liable for GST 
By Juha Saarinen | 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Still does not count as real money.
 
NSW Police to equip 1000 cops with body-worn cameras 
By Paris Cowan | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Issues spec sheet for 267 devices.
 
Telcos to go ahead with delayed Tasman Sea cable 
By Juha Saarinen | 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Telstra scales back investment in TGA.
 
ICANN stung in phishing attack 
By Allie Coyne | 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Several systems compromised.
 
Human error caused Microsoft Azure outage 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Post-mortem analysis identifies gaps in deployment processes.
 
Telstra eyes up Pacnet for acquisition 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Working to take over 46,000km of undersea cable.
 
Vocus confirms Amcom acquisition 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Offers $2.45 per share in all-scrip deal.
 
Education CIO of the year: The contenders 
1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Getting ahead in a packed market.
 
Finalists named for iTnews Utilities/Media CIO of the year 
1 day 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
The best of telco, gas, water and media.
 
NSW ServiceFirst to outsource to Infosys, Unisys 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Onshore/offshore split still to be nutted out.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
Who will be iTnews' Retail CIO of the year? 
1 day 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Top three revealed.
 
Who will be iTnews' Finance CIO of the year? 
1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Three very different projects take out top spots.
 
Delta site flaw lets passengers access others' boarding passes 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Online check-in system vulnerability discovered.
 
Ex-Sony employees sue over data breach 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Claim company failed to protect data.
 
Finalists named for iTnews Govt CIO of the year  
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Three CIOs rise to the top to battle for the top prize.
 
Three compete to be Healthcare CIO of the year 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Digital hospitals vs hand-held doctors.
 
Finalists named for iTnews Industrial CIO of the year 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Three big guns compete for top spot.
 
Cost of NSW Education's LMBR to soar past $573m 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Agency to plead for more funds to finish troubled rollout.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Corporate allies rally for Microsoft in overseas data fight 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Back efforts to block US govt request for data in Ireland.
 
Telstra hit with $102k penalty for 'misleading' iPhone 6 ad 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Telco 'surprised' to receive infringement notice.
 
Google faces fine for web privacy violations 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
$22 million penalty could be imposed by Dutch watchdog.
 
NAB takes new approach to software testing 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Opts for units over man hours.
 
Govt extends software depreciation to reap $420m 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Accounting changes to help budget bottom line.
 
Hockey mulls selling off Canberra's secure fibre network 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
MYEFO: ICON privatisation on the cards.
 
Doubts cast over WA tech minister's business dealings 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Premier’s department calls out 'conflict of interest'.
 
WTO talks on IT trade deal collapse 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Will try again next year.
 
FBI warns Iranian hackers targeting US energy, defense firms 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
'Flash' report helps industry thwart attackers.
 
Microsoft pulls buggy Win 7 update over critical errors 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Root cert patch causes issues with graphics drivers, Windows Defender.
 
Telstra hands over copper, HFC in new $11bn NBN deal 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Value of 2011 deal remains intact.
 
Flights delayed after systems failure at UK control centre 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
NATS blames technical fault in flight data system.
 
Qantas gives IT direct reporting line into CEO 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Expands head of strategy role to encompass IT.
 
AirWatch hole allowed access to other tenant's data 
 
Aviation bodies unite to tackle cyber threats 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Concerned hackers could threaten lives.
 
NSW Board of Studies forced to fork out for system outage 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
HSC markers compensated for lost time.
 
Trillion dollar IT trade deal on a knife-edge at WTO 
Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
'Success or failure' to be announced this week.
 
Microsoft to accept Bitcoin payments 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to be at forefront of growing digital currency trend.
 
CommBank’s head of IT operations steps down 
 
OAIC Canberra office down to two staff 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
McMillan details budget limbo.
 
NBN Co to charge developers for fibre 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
$300 passed on to end-users.
 
Govt ditches uniform wholesale network pricing 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Responds to Vertigan recommendations.
 
Victoria to release real-time bus data  
By Paris Cowan | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
March 2015 picked as tentative date for launch.
 
Microsoft yanks Exchange 2010 patch 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Issues means Exchange not connecting with Outlook.
 
Data centre outage hits all Queensland hospitals 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Updated] CTO explains what happened.
 
Govt gives ISPs four months to develop piracy code  
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will introduce website blocking for non-Aussie torrent sites.
 
Tech giants team up to create standard for 2FA 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Forgo patents in bid to get rid of single-­factor log-ins.
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