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Home Affairs reveals core systems cloud push

Home Affairs reveals core systems cloud push

After three years laying the groundwork.
Oct 22 2019 6:55AM
Border Force autopsy reveals cause of IT outage at Aussie airports

Border Force autopsy reveals cause of IT outage at Aussie airports

Faulty hardware, incorrect configuration blamed for April fail.
Oct 15 2019 7:15AM
ACCC urged to probe $1bn visa platform outsourcing deal

ACCC urged to probe $1bn visa platform outsourcing deal

Weeks out from contract being awarded.
Oct 10 2019 5:38PM
Border Force deploy iPhones for roving airport biometric checks

Border Force deploy iPhones for roving airport biometric checks

Confirms identity in less than 60 seconds.
Oct 1 2019 6:55AM
Home Affairs extends Vision-Box airport departures smartgates deal

Home Affairs extends Vision-Box airport departures smartgates deal

But no word on status of arrivals deal.
Sep 27 2019 10:55AM
Home Affairs $1bn visa platform outsourcing riddled with IT risks

Home Affairs $1bn visa platform outsourcing riddled with IT risks

Former visa system chief warns.
Sep 26 2019 7:00AM
Future of facial recognition at Australian airports now uncertain

Future of facial recognition at Australian airports now uncertain

Home Affairs moves to remediate old stock amid replacement project.
Aug 23 2019 7:02AM
Home Affairs could tap telcos for MAC and IP addresses, port numbers

Home Affairs could tap telcos for MAC and IP addresses, port numbers

As more organisations use data retention laws.
Jul 17 2019 4:55AM
Australia's airport smartgate upgrade stalls

Australia's airport smartgate upgrade stalls

Only operational trial paused.
Jul 15 2019 7:25AM
Home Affairs deletes top govt cyber advisor position

Home Affairs deletes top govt cyber advisor position

Role disappears ahead of review.
Jun 21 2019 6:50AM
Home Affairs to consolidate comms platforms

Home Affairs to consolidate comms platforms

Calls for single UC solution.
Jun 17 2019 11:50AM
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
Home Affairs chief Pezzullo decries rise of the 'digital industrial complex'

Home Affairs chief Pezzullo decries rise of the 'digital industrial complex'

Cyber tsar worried about "connectivity without values".
Mar 14 2019 8:30PM
Second Aussie airport gets new contactless arrivals smartgates

Second Aussie airport gets new contactless arrivals smartgates

And another lines up.
Feb 12 2019 7:20AM
Home Affairs says encryption-busting laws now in use

Home Affairs says encryption-busting laws now in use

Training expands to police forces this month.
Jan 30 2019 4:28PM
National real-time intelligence system quietly gets another $59m

National real-time intelligence system quietly gets another $59m

Govt approves full funding for tranche one.
Jan 15 2019 12:00PM
Home Affairs narrows down bids for billion-dollar visa platform deal

Home Affairs narrows down bids for billion-dollar visa platform deal

Two consortiums in race for lucrative contract.
Dec 10 2018 1:17PM
Australia’s diplomats at odds with crypto bill

Australia’s diplomats at odds with crypto bill

DFAT signs on to Paris Call for cyber stability.
Dec 3 2018 12:00PM
Home Affairs culls IT contractors amid budget blowout

Home Affairs culls IT contractors amid budget blowout

Hundreds walked after projects paused.
Nov 19 2018 6:30AM
Home Affairs says crypto-busting preferable to buying greyhat cracks

Home Affairs says crypto-busting preferable to buying greyhat cracks

Puts rules around use of encryption keys, judicial review.
Oct 11 2018 9:26PM

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