Feds propose strict security controls for ICT suppliers 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Extra checks to address data breaches.
 
Govt backed research body proposes big data for APS staff vetting  
By John Hilvert | Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
But admits 'just because we can do it, does not mean we should'.
 
Govt dumps controversial Labor offshore cloud policy 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Complaints lead to removal of double ministerial sign-off.
 
Cisco restructuring to cost $751 million 
Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Up to $375 million to be recognised in the first quarter.
 
Turnbull steps into data retention debate 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Brandis, Turnbull approach Telstra first for meeting.
 
Microsoft CEO hints at job cuts 
Jul 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Defers further detail until next week.
 
Govt looks to dump ministerial sign-off for offshore cloud 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ex-Govt CIO welcomes the change.
 
Police investigating cut Telstra cables 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Vandals make third attack on same area.
 
CSIRO prepares to cut another 300 jobs 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Up to 700 to go in a year.
 
ATO looks to tech to combat staff cuts 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
How to maintain service standards?
 
Attorney General's new war on encrypted web services 
Mar 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
How you might be forced to unlock seized packets.
 
Govt shifts ID verification system to Microsoft 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Signs $4.8 million deal with Oakton.
 
Coalition confirms 600 jobs to go from CSIRO 
 
Meet Australia's new Attorney-General 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 17, 2013 | Comment Now 
Expected to revisit data breach notification.
 
Meet Australia's new IT ministers 
By Allie Coyne, Paris Cowan | Sep 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
Innovation goes missing.
 
Government agencies compete for new CIO blood 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 12, 2013 | Comment Now 
CASA joins line to advertise for new IT head.
 
Coalition's internet filter policy a 'mistake' 
By Allie Coyne, Brett Winterford | Sep 5, 2013 | Comment Now 
Turnbull endorses, defends, scraps "poorly worded" policy in one night.
 
Updated: Coalition backflips on proof of age net filter 
 
Coalition to filter internet, smartphones 
By Ry Crozier | Sep 5, 2013 | Comment Now 
Can opt out with proof of age.
 
Cable cut causes outage for Telstra customers 
Aug 29, 2013 | Comment Now 
Nearly a week offline for hundreds of users.
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Your bank
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A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
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  7%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
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