Proposed amendments to the Northern Territory’s Criminal Code would make it an offence to collect and store identification details about another person for the purposes of identity theft. Under current legislation, a person who obtains someone else’s ID details can’t be prosecuted until they commit a crime.
Stories by Computerworld Australia staff
The annual Cyber Security Challenge Australia (CySCA), designed to test Australia’s best information security undergraduates, will take place from 7-8 May at universities around the country.
The University of South Australia (UniSA) has signed a partnership agreement with HP to establish a four-year honours degree program in IT/business informatics and an innovation centre in Adelaide.
The New South Wales government is inviting IT companies in the state to exhibit at CommunicAsia in Singapore during June 2014 as part of a trade mission.
US-based financial market data provider ACTIV Financial has signed a deal with the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) to move into its Sydney data centre, the Australian Liquidity Centre (ALC).
Sydney telecommunications broker Housley Consulting has been hired by the New South Wales government to help state agencies with telecommunications service contracts.
NextDC (ASX: NXT) has begun offering a renewable energy service to its customers following the construction of a $1.2 million rooftop solar system at its M1 data centre in Melbourne.
The New South Wales government has sold its shares in IT services company, ac3, to Sydney-based systems integrator Kilkon Solutions for an undisclosed sum.
The Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF) plans to migrate information about its Australian donors into a secure cloud, following the signing of a contract with CSC.
Approximately one in five Australian business IP addresses are subjected to Internet security threats every weekday while one in eight New Zealand business IP addresses are under threat, according to new research from Deakin University and Trend Micro.
Education software provider Sky Software has received $400,000 from the Victorian government to build a global support centre in Geelong.
The managed security services market in Australia and New Zealand is tipped to reach revenues of $1,609.4 million in 2019 as more businesses turn to external security professionals for help, according to Frost & Sullivan.
NextDC (ASX:NXT) and Telstra (ASX:TLS) have signed an agreement to provide the telco’s enterprise and government customers with access to data centre space around Australia.
NextDC (ASX:NXT) and NEC Australia have signed a national agreement to provide the IT services company’s customers with enterprise cloud services from NextDC data centres.
Transmission capacity constraints have forced iiNet (ASX: IIN) to withdraw its National Broadband Network (NBN) Interim Satellite service plan from sale as of today, the ISP said. The plan was offering customers 10GB for $39.95 a month.