The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) is requesting feedback from the Australian public on its draft Enforcement Guidelines for the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records System(PCEHR) Act.
Dell is cautiously rubbing its hands with anticipation over the impending launch of Windows 8 in October 2012, claiming the touch orientated operating system (OS) could offer a real alternative to Apple iOS in the tablet space.
NetApp recently threw open the doors of its new Brisbane office to customers. According to Queensland Minister for Science, IT, Innovation and the Arts, Ros Bates, the vendor has doubled its Brisbane-based staff over the past year to 14.
In a bid to warn Australian consumers about online and telemarketing investment fraudsters, the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) and Australia Post have begun a mass mail out to 10 million Australian households.
The New Zealand Privacy Commissioner, Marie Shroff, has taken the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) to task over its August 2011 data breach of 6748 NZ client’s details, saying the Corporation displayed an “almost cavalier attitude” towards data protection.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has requested greater data surveillance powers, including phone tapping, in order to catch fraudsters, according to a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Inquiry into criminal intelligence gathering.
Australian supermarket operator, Coles, has deployed MasterCard’s PayPass technology across 749 stores, enabling customers with eligible credit cards to pay without having to sign or provide a personal identification number (PIN).
National Australia Bank (NAB) has confirmed that it will be consolidating 30 small data centres -- or computer rooms -- around Australia into a new Melbourne data centre, according to a new white paper.
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