Federal Government stories
Tech sector rebalances after period of unsustainable growth, says index
New data suggests a 'correction' in the Australian tech sector as valuations and salaries stabilise after unsustainable growth.
Fintech not been forgotten, massive missed opportunity on AI
Australian government's 2023 Budget focuses on cost-of-living relief, but fintech and innovation are not forgotten, according to industry experts.
Nearmap welcomes govt's commitment towards liveable cities
Nearmap welcomes Australian Government's additional support and funding for small businesses, the environment, disaster preparedness, and liveability in cities.
Funding needed to uplift Australia’s cyber security posture
Legislation alone is not enough for Australia's cyber security, says Liam Dermody of Darktrace. Funding is needed to uplift the nation's posture.
Aussie tech sector responds to govt's budget announcements
Strong focus on measuring risk and success of AI development needed for Australian government's investment, says expert.
WalkMe enters US Federal market with FedRAMP Ready status
The status is in addition to WalkMe's inclusion in the UK's G Cloud and forms part of a wider trend of the vendors renewing efforts to serve the public sector.
Versa Networks achieves 'important milestone' with new cert
Versa Networks achieves FIPS 140-2 certification, enhancing its single-vendor Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) platform.
Macquarie Government announces Fortem Australia partnership
Macquarie Government, part of Macquarie Telecom Group, has announced it has signed an agreement with Fortem Australia to become an Employment Partner.
Cyber Week showcases breadth of AU cybersecurity sector
Australian Cyber Week 2022 has been launched by the Minister for Cyber Security, showcasing the country's cybersecurity sector.
Optimation signs 5-year deal with Queensland Corrective Services
Optimation signs multi-year deal with Queensland Corrective Services to provide self-service kiosks for court-imposed conditions.
Australia’s data centre pioneer still leading after 22 years
We look at the fascinating success of Macquarie data centre's over its 22 year life span and how they continue to innovate in a highly contested sector.
Weak breach data disclosure laws for IP theft leaves vital Australian industries vulnerable
Lack of mandatory reporting for intellectual property (IP) theft leaves Australian industries vulnerable to cyber attacks and foreign competition.
Palo Alto Networks' cloud security platform receives IRAP assessment
Palo Alto Networks achieves IRAP assessment for its cyber security services in Australia, providing assured protection for government agencies.
$1 million in cyber skills to stop $100 million in cybercrime
Swinburne-led program secures $1m funding to train next-gen manufacturing professionals in cybersecurity and digital transformation.
UQ collaborates on multi-million-dollar sustainable energy project
University of Queensland leads multi-million-dollar project to build Australia's critical mineral supply chain and create 1300 jobs.
Four critical cyber attack prevention strategies in 2022
The growing threat of cyber adversaries loomed over organisations throughout 2021, and it shows no signs of slowing down as we enter March 2022.
ACS encourages federal leaders to think bigger around tech jobs
Australian tech industry targets aren't ambitious enough, says ACS, calling for greater visionary thinking from leaders.
Emergency management trends federal government stakeholders should consider
Federal government officials have their hands full with concurrent crises and indeed, many of these threats require all-of-governmernt mobilisation.
Asuria and Junior Engineers address 'pressing issue' of cybersecurity skills shortage
Asuria and Junior Engineers have teamed up to tackle Australia's cybersecurity skills shortage through specially tailored traineeships.
Fortinet edges closer to opening Canberra's Federal Govt innovation centre
Fortinet invests in Canberra data center, offering businesses and government agencies secure facility for testing and evaluating network security solutions.
Talend snaps up two new Aus account directors from Oracle
Talend has added to its sales team in Australia with the appointment of new account directors based in Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory.
Universities turn to privileged access management as they adopt Essential Eight cybersecurity strategies
Education sector faces surge in cyber attacks as ThycoticCentrify works with Australian universities to improve cybersecurity.
Sector training, further investment required in Australian Budget - ANZ cybersecurity vendors
Greater assistance needed to protect Australian businesses and employees from cyber threats, according to an industry expert.
ANZ vendors respond to Australian govt budget announcement
IT vendors in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia Pacific welcome new investments in cyber skills and digital cadetship.