The cost of transporting technology goods across Australia and artificially inflated rent for retail space is forcing Australian bricks and mortar retailers to pass on these costs to consumers, according to the Australian Retailers Association (ARA).
Melbourne IT has confirmed that it is investigating the data breach which affected its customer, AAPT, earlier this week and reports that the incident was isolated with only a small number of servers affected.
Information stolen electronically by rogue ex-employees can be detected and used in prosecutions if companies take adequate steps to lock down computers and mobile devices involved, according to a forensics investigator.
Cyber crime is set to get worse for Australian financial institutions as global economic prospects continue to look gloomy and more people are tempted into targeting bank accounts, according to one security expert.
In response to concerns about identity crime, the Federal Government’s proof of identity system, Document Verification Service (DVS), will be introduced to private sector industries including banking and telecommunications from 2013.
New South Wales Trade & Investment has embarked on a three-year enterprise resource planning (ERP) consolidation project designed to save the government department up to $12.5 million per annum in IT service costs.
Bring-your-own device (BYOD) policies might placate workers who can't live without their iPhone but several steps, including employee agreements, are needed to ensure a potential security nightmare is avoided, according to one analyst.
Motorsport authority, Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC), is using a new customer relationship management (CRM) system to entice Australian and New Zealand corporate Formula 1 and Motorcycle Grand Prix fans to sign up for entertainment packages rather than watching the events at home.
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