Running an IT shop in a combat zone 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Meet Australia’s IT boots on the ground in the Middle East.
 
ATO investigates 25 tech giants in tax hunt 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Prepared to take tax evaders to court.
 
US-CERT issues alert for Regin state-sponsored malware 
 
Southern Cross Cable telcos 'partnered' with spy agencies 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cable itself not tapped, CEO says.
 
Defence spends $50m to upgrade RAAF's air traffic systems 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
First step in long-running modernisation.
 
Regin state-sponsored malware traced to UK, US spies: report 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Used in surveillance on EU, Belgian telco.
 
Backdoor trojan discovered stalking high-profile targets 
Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Compared to Duqu and Stuxnet.
 
EFF to launch free digital cert authority 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to replace HTTP with HTTPS.
 
Veterans' Affairs forced to apologise over privacy breach 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim calls an end to three year dispute.
 
Google helps track illegal fishing using satellite data 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pours funds into conservation effort.
 
Defence CIO wrestles with credibility  
By John Hilvert | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Keeping promises in one of Australia's biggest tech shops.
 
SA to open $92m data research facility 
By Penny Wolf | Nov 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crunches data to fight online terrorism and crime.
 
Raytheon acquires IT security firm for $490m 
Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Expands capabilities in analysis of complex, rich media intelligence data.
 
Telstra unveils $112m Sydney HQ revamp 
By Allie Coyne, Andrew Colley | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Redesign aimed at better customer service.
 
FBI urges companies to build spying tools into devices 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants entry through 'front door, not back door'.
 
ABS needs more Govt cash to upgrade old IT 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stats boss argues system instability needs to be addressed.
 
Govt promises $12 million for STEM in schools 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
But comes under fire over curriculum review.
 
Senate inquiry hears calls for crackdown on 3D printed guns 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Victoria Police warns of 'significant risk' to police, citizens.
 
Leak suggests NSA used secret agents to infiltrate networks 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sentry Eagle program conducted in cooperation with industry.
 
BOQ signs with HP for five more years 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Long-running partner wins back IT services business.
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