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Govt mulls stricter cyber security accountability for agencies

Govt mulls stricter cyber security accountability for agencies

After years of apathy.
Jul 3 2020 12:33PM
Home Affairs switches on Australia's new biometrics travel platform

Home Affairs switches on Australia's new biometrics travel platform

Unisys checking system goes live.
Jun 4 2020 11:04AM
Home Affairs spent $92 million on failed visa platform outsourcing

Home Affairs spent $92 million on failed visa platform outsourcing

Boston Consulting Group pocketed almost half.
May 19 2020 5:54PM
Tech migrants shun Australia's new fast-track permanent residency visa

Tech migrants shun Australia's new fast-track permanent residency visa

Early results show limited interest, but there's hope on the horizon.
May 18 2020 12:42AM
Home Affairs led early contact tracing app work at DTA's request

Home Affairs led early contact tracing app work at DTA's request

Workload saw IT agency farm out initial dev.
May 6 2020 1:17PM
Home Affairs reshuffles tech group due to COVID-19

Home Affairs reshuffles tech group due to COVID-19

New interim national security CIO named.
May 6 2020 7:05AM
Govt dumps billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Govt dumps billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Takes new policy approach under the cover of COVID-19.
Mar 20 2020 6:29PM
Home Affairs plots IBM mainframe overhaul

Home Affairs plots IBM mainframe overhaul

To address workforce risks, changing delivery methods.
Mar 2 2020 1:50PM
Govt urged to scrap billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Govt urged to scrap billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Senate committee wants IT build pulled in-house.
Feb 28 2020 1:24PM
Home Affairs deploys [REDACTED], its first digital assistant

Home Affairs deploys [REDACTED], its first digital assistant

Nuance-powered bot for immigration questions dares not speak its name.
Jan 31 2020 6:58AM
Law enforcement agencies ramp up use of anti-encryption laws

Law enforcement agencies ramp up use of anti-encryption laws

At least 18 requests issued to service providers in last six months.
Jan 28 2020 11:20PM
Home Affairs delays Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Home Affairs delays Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Rollout now planned from 2021.
Dec 20 2019 7:05AM
ATO gets $151m for better storage, security

ATO gets $151m for better storage, security

MYEFO: While Home Affairs gets $31m to improve visa and citizenship processing ICT.
Dec 16 2019 1:38PM
Border Force IT outage knocks airport smartgates offline

Border Force IT outage knocks airport smartgates offline

'Intermittent' issues impacting only arriving passengers.
Dec 3 2019 1:44PM
Home Affairs purges public details of Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Home Affairs purges public details of Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Confusion over border IT project continues.
Nov 28 2019 6:55AM
NAB calls for vulnerable hardware buy-back scheme

NAB calls for vulnerable hardware buy-back scheme

Alongside heath ratings for consumer IT goods, services.
Nov 27 2019 6:43AM
Uni IT chiefs want an 'Aussie lamb campaign' approach to cyber awareness

Uni IT chiefs want an 'Aussie lamb campaign' approach to cyber awareness

Where the bloody hell’s your security?
Nov 26 2019 7:01AM
Oracle complains it's forced to source local cyber staff from offshore

Oracle complains it's forced to source local cyber staff from offshore

“Computer Science programs within Australia do not offer students relevant courses”.
Nov 25 2019 4:38PM
Australia to 'fast-track' permanent residency for highly-skilled tech migrants

Australia to 'fast-track' permanent residency for highly-skilled tech migrants

Seven "future-focused fields" targeted under new visa scheme.
Nov 4 2019 6:14PM
Home Affairs takes $80m hit on visa platform outsourcing

Home Affairs takes $80m hit on visa platform outsourcing

Spends big on design, procurement.
Nov 4 2019 12:45PM

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