Justin Hendry

Justin Hendry is a Sydney-based journalist and the deputy editor of iTnews. He covers all things government IT. Before joining iTnews in 2017, Hendry worked as a journalist at public sector research house Intermedium. He is a graduate of Macquarie University in Sydney.

Recent articles by Justin Hendry

Uber found to have breached privacy of 1.2 million Aussies in 2016

Uber found to have breached privacy of 1.2 million Aussies in 2016

Privacy watchdog releases findings of investigation.
Jul 23 2021 2:02PM
Myer building semi-autonomous national distribution centre

Myer building semi-autonomous national distribution centre

Will handle 70 percent of online orders.
Jul 23 2021 12:54PM
Govt forced to release overdue COVIDSafe report

Govt forced to release overdue COVIDSafe report

But redacts most of it.
Jul 23 2021 11:01AM
Govt kicks of trial to redesign digital qualifications, training

Govt kicks of trial to redesign digital qualifications, training

Through Digital Skills Organisation.
Jul 22 2021 4:30PM
Service NSW to hire 200 engineers, designers

Service NSW to hire 200 engineers, designers

Recruitment drive gets underway.
Jul 22 2021 12:27PM
Ex-Service NSW CSTO lands at Deloitte Australia

Ex-Service NSW CSTO lands at Deloitte Australia

Michael Cracroft joins consulting giant.
Jul 22 2021 6:42AM
Services Australia to grow in-house IT workforce, shrink contractor reliance

Services Australia to grow in-house IT workforce, shrink contractor reliance

Reveals plans for 70/30 split by 2025.
Jul 22 2021 6:32AM
EPA Victoria signs $52m IT services deal with Empired

EPA Victoria signs $52m IT services deal with Empired

Transition to take six months.
Jul 21 2021 3:18PM
Services Australia shifts most Centrelink payments to SAP S/4 HANA

Services Australia shifts most Centrelink payments to SAP S/4 HANA

Legacy system now only used for 10 percent of payments.
Jul 21 2021 12:33PM
AFP leading new cross-agency ransomware taskforce

AFP leading new cross-agency ransomware taskforce

Operation Orcus gets underway.
Jul 20 2021 12:51PM
Victoria eyes backup dispatch system for Triple Zero calls after spate of outages

Victoria eyes backup dispatch system for Triple Zero calls after spate of outages

Wants ability to cut over "within minutes".
Jul 20 2021 6:50AM
NSW Customer Service dept appoints cluster CISO

NSW Customer Service dept appoints cluster CISO

Finds new leader at NSW Justice.
Jul 20 2021 6:30AM
Outgoing human rights commissioner takes UTS AI ethics gig

Outgoing human rights commissioner takes UTS AI ethics gig

Will begin in September.
Jul 16 2021 5:35PM
Queensland Police sells forensic management system to Bdna

Queensland Police sells forensic management system to Bdna

Hands off system to focus on "core police work".
Jul 16 2021 1:00PM
Transport for NSW in IT hiring blitz

Transport for NSW in IT hiring blitz

Plans to employ “hundreds” of new staff.
Jul 16 2021 11:35AM
Industry panel urges govt to adopt clear policy position on ransomware

Industry panel urges govt to adopt clear policy position on ransomware

Including for payments.
Jul 15 2021 6:03PM
Company directors could be held accountable for cyber security failures

Company directors could be held accountable for cyber security failures

Govt considers new governance standards for business.
Jul 15 2021 11:39AM
ACSC reinstates level zero maturity rating in Essential Eight

ACSC reinstates level zero maturity rating in Essential Eight

As controls become more strict.
Jul 15 2021 11:03AM
Telstra creates standards to govern AI buying, use

Telstra creates standards to govern AI buying, use

Policy applies to third-party and in-house systems.
Jul 15 2021 6:49AM
La Trobe University creates CISO role

La Trobe University creates CISO role

As it prepares to embark on a cyber refresh program.
Jul 15 2021 6:49AM

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