Justin Hendry

Justin Hendry joined iTnews in June 2017 after writing for technology publisher and research house Intermedium. Hendry specialises in government IT, including digital government, cyber security and procurement developments across the public service.

Recent articles by Justin Hendry

SA Police finds first new CIO in 20 years

SA Police finds first new CIO in 20 years

Looks across state govt for new blood.
May 24 2019 12:55PM
Bureau of Meteorology hunts new CISO

Bureau of Meteorology hunts new CISO

After last chief moved to ANU.
May 24 2019 7:09AM
ATO buys 12,000 new Dell devices

ATO buys 12,000 new Dell devices

To replace end-of-life HP fleet.
May 23 2019 12:18PM
Human Services told to fix broken child support IT system immediately

Human Services told to fix broken child support IT system immediately

Does not achieve core outcomes of the original business case: Deloitte review.
May 23 2019 7:20AM
Victoria unlocks govt data with API gateway

Victoria unlocks govt data with API gateway

Launches portal for developers.
May 22 2019 12:45PM
Dept Home Affairs appoints new CIO, restructures tech group

Dept Home Affairs appoints new CIO, restructures tech group

Merges IT, major capability divisions.
May 22 2019 7:00AM
Qld govt axes $60m debt recovery IT system contract

Qld govt axes $60m debt recovery IT system contract

After delays, cost blowouts.
May 21 2019 1:16PM
Govt IT contractor charged over cryptocurrency mining

Govt IT contractor charged over cryptocurrency mining

More than $9000 allegedly mined on agency IT systems.
May 21 2019 8:47AM
NSW govt appoints new cyber chief

NSW govt appoints new cyber chief

And creates a newly realigned office.
May 20 2019 4:00PM
Sydney Trains brings real-time occupancy data to stations

Sydney Trains brings real-time occupancy data to stations

Indicator boards now show seat availability.
May 20 2019 12:32PM
NSW Police closes in on new core system vendor

NSW Police closes in on new core system vendor

Three vendors fight it out.
May 20 2019 10:41AM
WA guns database sprayed over integrity issues

WA guns database sprayed over integrity issues

Police staff resort to spreadsheets.
May 17 2019 7:00AM
Australian Cyber Security Centre stands up government flying squad

Australian Cyber Security Centre stands up government flying squad

Team tasked with uplifting agency cyber posture.
May 16 2019 11:55AM
Horizon Power's biggest cyber-attack risk is its HR team

Horizon Power's biggest cyber-attack risk is its HR team

Auditor zaps sloppy tech hiring.
May 16 2019 7:23AM
Ministers cane NAPLAN online after IT glitches; teachers want it expelled

Ministers cane NAPLAN online after IT glitches; teachers want it expelled

Confidence in exam "shattered".
May 15 2019 7:01PM
Qld to introduce real-time drug tracking system

Qld to introduce real-time drug tracking system

Latest to commit to stopping 'doctor shopping'.
May 15 2019 1:30PM
NSW Transport winds back Uber-style bus services

NSW Transport winds back Uber-style bus services

But pilots racing ahead in other areas.
May 15 2019 1:30PM
Firewall blamed for NAPLAN online glitches

Firewall blamed for NAPLAN online glitches

Connectivity issues strike annual exam.
May 15 2019 7:30AM
Human Services restructures CIO group

Human Services restructures CIO group

Exclusive: CTO function separated.
May 13 2019 7:05AM
WA Police scores millions for cloud migration, IT upgrades

WA Police scores millions for cloud migration, IT upgrades

State budget also funds one-stop shop pilot.
May 10 2019 10:55AM

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