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AEC preps election IT systems overhaul for market

AEC preps election IT systems overhaul for market

After $97m budget windfall.
Oct 13 2020 12:17PM
Govt bankrolls election systems rebuild

Govt bankrolls election systems rebuild

Budget 2020: Fronts $97m for long-overdue overhaul.
Oct 7 2020 12:28AM
AEC searches for next postal vote data capture solution

AEC searches for next postal vote data capture solution

To support 2021 or 2022 election.
Sep 8 2020 12:21PM
AEC looks to ditch all paper lists on polling day

AEC looks to ditch all paper lists on polling day

Investigates cost of device rollout.
Jul 1 2020 7:19AM
AEC in hiring spree ahead of core systems rebuild

AEC in hiring spree ahead of core systems rebuild

Moves to bolster IT team from July.
Jun 3 2020 1:02PM
IT outsourcer TCS becomes Aussie tech's top political donor

IT outsourcer TCS becomes Aussie tech's top political donor

2019 election year marks first donation.
Feb 3 2020 1:00PM
AEC builds public-facing APIs to serve up election data

AEC builds public-facing APIs to serve up election data

Using Microsoft Azure.
Jan 28 2020 11:40AM
Electoral systems evade cyber-attack during federal poll

Electoral systems evade cyber-attack during federal poll

AEC detects no successful compromises.
Jul 30 2019 7:02AM
Electoral Commission spins up cyber ops centre

Electoral Commission spins up cyber ops centre

Looks to ex-cyber spooks to protect electoral systems.
Apr 18 2019 12:45PM
AEC turns to data analytics to bust queues at polling stations

AEC turns to data analytics to bust queues at polling stations

Taps Deakin Uni to provide simulations.
Apr 9 2019 11:19AM
Govt bankrolls IT security upgrades ahead of election

Govt bankrolls IT security upgrades ahead of election

Budget 2019: Poll security in the spotlight.
Apr 2 2019 7:40PM
Electoral systems secure after parliament hack, but longing for upgrade

Electoral systems secure after parliament hack, but longing for upgrade

AEC chief reiterates need for IT rebuild.
Feb 21 2019 12:16PM
Political party networks caught up in parliament's IT breach

Political party networks caught up in parliament's IT breach

But no evidence of electoral interference.
Feb 18 2019 12:42PM
Macquarie Telecom remains tech's top political donor

Macquarie Telecom remains tech's top political donor

Telco almost doubles last year's donation.
Feb 4 2019 6:57AM
Aussie electoral systems get 24x7 monitoring for 2019 election

Aussie electoral systems get 24x7 monitoring for 2019 election

Security operations centre to detect cyber threats.
Jan 8 2019 9:10AM
US advised to adopt Australia's 'archaic' voting system in the age of hacks

US advised to adopt Australia's 'archaic' voting system in the age of hacks

ANU says pencil and paper ballots are better for democracy.
Dec 11 2018 11:29AM
Vendors get short shrift in political cyber spat

Vendors get short shrift in political cyber spat

Cloud Wars: Episode IV
Nov 5 2018 6:50AM
Cyber fears trigger Australian Electoral Commission core systems rebuild

Cyber fears trigger Australian Electoral Commission core systems rebuild

Electoral roll and election software rebuild.
Oct 24 2018 11:58AM
Political parties to get cyber subsidy for electoral databases

Political parties to get cyber subsidy for electoral databases

Govt wants ASD top 4 in place.
Jul 10 2018 6:50AM
Tech firms withhold political donations

Tech firms withhold political donations

MacTel, Vocus drop off list.
Feb 1 2018 10:05AM

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