US State Department shuts down email system after hack 
Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Latest in a campaign by unknown attackers.
 
Microsoft moves .NET code samples to GitHub 
 
Cisco banks on interconnected clouds 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telstra to become first partner.
 
AWS urges developers to scrub GitHub of secret keys 
By Munir Kotadia | Mar 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Devs hit with unexpected bills after leaving secret keys exposed.
 
GitHub bugs allow account hijacking 
By Darren Pauli | Feb 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Consultant scores $4000 bug bounty.
 
British govt works to break MS Office grip 
Jan 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Uses open document formats to usher in new suites.
 
NSW government sells ac3 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 19, 2013 | Comment Now 
Snapped up by IT solutions company.
 
Qld to deploy whole-of-gov PoS system 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
Supporting one-stop-shop service reforms.
 
GitHub bans common passwords amid mass brute force hacks 
By Darren Pauli | Nov 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
Attacks launched from 40,000 IPs.
 
Tas Govt tries to resurrect NBN on power poles 
 
Qld parliamentarians get Windows 8 convertibles 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 8, 2013 | Comment Now 
Fujitsu hybrids replace old Lenovos.
 
NSW Govt to merge hardware procurement panels 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
Reveals new whole-of-government agreement.
 
NSW Budget light on new IT projects 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 18, 2013 | Comment Now 
Police, Finance emerge as biggest winners.
 
Feds propose Open Document Format support 
By Juha Saarinen | May 29, 2013 | Comment Now 
Use of other formats not precluded.
 
Obama orders open data policy for US government 
By Juha Saarinen | May 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
Releases draft policy, tools to Github.
 
Vic budget loosens state purse for IT projects 
By Ry Crozier | May 8, 2013 | Comment Now 
Spending to dwarf that of ICT strategy.
 
By Liz Tay | Mar 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
Sheds staff to align with industry benchmarks.
 
Passwords, SSH keys exposed on GitHub  
By Darren Pauli | Jan 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
GitHub search down, but user mistakes still exposed.
 
IBM's QLD Health payroll contract to be tested 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 13, 2012 | Comment Now 
State Govt calls inquiry 'with power of Royal Commission'.
 
WA Education readies BYOD for state's schools 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 5, 2012 | Comment Now 
Makes case for statewide standard operating environment.
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