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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
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

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