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  • FST Media
  • 6 December 2016
The Australian government has earmarked $31.9 million for a Melbourne-based Cyber Security Growth Centre that will start operating early in the New Year.
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  • FST Media
  • 6 December 2016
The Government has earmarked $10 million to grow the network of incubators and accelerators, together with $3 million in direct grants to start-ups.
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  • FST Media
  • 6 December 2016
South Australia has finalised a new law to fast-track data-sharing between key states, the Commonwealth and non-government sector.
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  • FST Media
  • 29 November 2016
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said “heads have rolled at IBM” over the high-profile Australian Bureau of Statistics website crash in August.
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  • FST Media
  • 29 November 2016
Procurement choices influenced by a shared services model that delivers campus-wide value and standardises the ICT platforms, says CIO, Mike Day.
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  • FST Media
  • 29 November 2016
Angus Taylor, assistant minister for digital cities, foreshadows closer engagement with SMEs to source the Commonwealth’s $5.6 billion annual spending program.
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  • FST Media
  • 24 November 2016
The peak professional organisation, Chartered Accountants ANZ, has called on 115,000 members to build a “connected practice” and leverage the power of big data, predictive analytics and visualisation tools.
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  • FST Media
  • 21 November 2016
The NSW auditor-general’s report to Parliament has flagged ‘control deficiencies’ at organisations providing IT and transactional services to the Finance, Services and Innovation cluster.
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  • FST Media
  • 21 November 2016
The future of internet of things (IoT) is marked by trillions of interconnected devices driving services across government and industry.
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  • FST Media
  • 14 November 2016
The future of transport in NSW is marked by on-demand timetables, social media and big data to manage congestion and endorse forward planning.
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  • FST Media
  • 14 November 2016
NSW agencies are failing to tackle internal fraud, with insufficient use of data mining techniques, warns a November report by the auditor-general, Margaret Crawford. 
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  • FST Media
  • 9 November 2016
The ASX and ASIC have targeted 100 listed companies to participate in cyber health checks following concerns that board rooms lack awareness of cyber-attacks.
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  • FST Media
  • 7 November 2016
The Australian government’s high-profile cyber-security strategy has failed to make a dent in tactical planning, according to a new report by the Australian National University.
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  • FST Media
  • 7 November 2016
The Ipswich City Council has finalised an Australian-first partnership with the Netherlands on a global smart city project to support innovation hubs.
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  • FST Media
  • 7 November 2016
The Australian Productivity Commission has canvassed consumer control over data and highlighted concerns over the way data is being managed.
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