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Federal Government stories - Page 2

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Danfoss appoints Steven Lakin as director of public & industry affairs
Fri, 17th Jun 2022
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Steven Lakin, former deputy commissioner of labor and industry for Maryland, joins Danfoss as the new director of public and industry affairs.
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$1 million in cyber skills to stop $100 million in cybercrime
Mon, 9th May 2022
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Swinburne-led program secures $1m funding to train next-gen manufacturing professionals in cybersecurity and digital transformation.
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UQ collaborates on multi-million-dollar sustainable energy project
Wed, 20th Apr 2022
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University of Queensland leads multi-million-dollar project to build Australia's critical mineral supply chain and create 1300 jobs.
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Four critical cyber attack prevention strategies in 2022
Thu, 14th Apr 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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cloud services
The growing threat of cyber adversaries loomed over organisations throughout 2021, and it shows no signs of slowing down as we enter March 2022.
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ACS encourages federal leaders to think bigger around tech jobs
Fri, 25th Mar 2022
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Australian tech industry targets aren't ambitious enough, says ACS, calling for greater visionary thinking from leaders.
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Macquarie Government appoints Mike Foster as Director of Strategic Growth
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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cloud services
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investment
Macquarie Government has appointed former CEO of Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand, Mike Foster, as Director of Strategic Growth.
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Emergency management trends federal government stakeholders should consider
Fri, 11th Mar 2022
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apm
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Federal government officials have their hands full with concurrent crises and indeed, many of these threats require all-of-governmernt mobilisation.
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Asuria and Junior Engineers address 'pressing issue' of cybersecurity skills shortage
Fri, 26th Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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skills shortage
Asuria and Junior Engineers have teamed up to tackle Australia's cybersecurity skills shortage through specially tailored traineeships.
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Fortinet edges closer to opening Canberra's Federal Govt innovation centre
Tue, 21st Sep 2021
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network security
Fortinet invests in Canberra data center, offering businesses and government agencies secure facility for testing and evaluating network security solutions.
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Talend snaps up two new Aus account directors from Oracle
Thu, 22nd Jul 2021
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australian
Talend has added to its sales team in Australia with the appointment of new account directors based in Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory.
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Universities turn to privileged access management as they adopt Essential Eight cybersecurity strategies
Tue, 25th May 2021
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Education sector faces surge in cyber attacks as ThycoticCentrify works with Australian universities to improve cybersecurity.
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Sector training, further investment required in Australian Budget - ANZ cybersecurity vendors
Fri, 14th May 2021
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cybersecurity
Greater assistance needed to protect Australian businesses and employees from cyber threats, according to an industry expert.
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ANZ vendors respond to Australian govt budget announcement
Wed, 12th May 2021
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IT vendors in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia Pacific welcome new investments in cyber skills and digital cadetship.
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AIIA welcomes Australia's new Minister for the Digital Economy
Fri, 25th Dec 2020
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federal government
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aiia
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australian economy
Senator Jane Hume has been appointed as Australia's new Minister for the Digital Economy, welcomed by the Australian Information Industry Association.
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IT vendors respond to Federal Government budget
Wed, 7th Oct 2020
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CrowdStrike, WatchGuard, Zscaler and LogRhythm are amongst several IT vendors responding to the Australian Federal Government's budget announcements.
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Optus secures funding to fill mobile coverage black spots
Tue, 21st Apr 2020
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network infrastructure
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endpoint protection
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network management
With State, Federal and Optus funding, the company is building 83 new sites as part of the Federal Governments Mobile Black Spot Program.
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AIIA launches remote-working portal with support of Federal Government
Tue, 24th Mar 2020
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AIIA unveils portal to aid Aussie firms in COVID-triggered remote work shift, backed by government.
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Coronavirus: Australian government announce stimulus package to assist retailers and SMEs
Tue, 17th Mar 2020
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Aussie retailers hail govt's stimulus amid COVID-19 fears, aiding economy & SMEs.
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Unisys clinches multiple government contracts from across the world
Thu, 27th Feb 2020
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government
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public sector
Unisys secures global public contracts, boasting a 7% hike in 2019's revenue.
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Local governments need to act to protect privacy of citizens
Fri, 22nd Nov 2019
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australian government
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federal government
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digital rights watch
Australian local governments urged to protect citizen privacy by Digital Rights Watch. Campaign targets use of surveillance tech and data collection.
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Macquarie named NSW Government telecoms supplier
Tue, 29th Oct 2019
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government
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telecommunications
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australian government
Macquarie Government has been chosen by the New South Wales Government as an approved supplier of telecommunications services.
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Australians unaware of govt's digital services
Wed, 11th Sep 2019
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australian government
Nearly a quarter of Australians are unaware of the government's digital services, according to new research from Accenture.
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ICT peak body’s policy focus pre-budget
Thu, 7th Feb 2019
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The AIIA highlights the need to boost Digital Skills, Innovation and Government ICT Procurement in Pre-Budget Submission.
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Secure Logic calls on Federal Govt to introduce IoT regulation
Wed, 7th Nov 2018
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Secure Logic CEO calls for Australian Government to introduce regulation mandating security practices for IoT devices.