The government has said that it has “reached a commercial-in-confidence settlement with IBM” in relation to the Census debacle earlier this year that saw the website pulled offline.
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The Australian Bureau of Statistics has awarded a $19.9 million data acquisition contract to Accenture.
The fallout from the 2016 Census continues, with IBM pointing fingers at Nextgen and Vocus over the debacle — while at the same time acknowledging a significant technical misstep of its own.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics says it accepted assurances from IBM that measures to deal with denial of service attacks targeting the 2016 Census were adequate.
Although the government’s review of the problems surrounding the online 2016 Census is yet to be released, the person leading the review, Alastair MacGibbon, has provided a new, concise rundown of the events of Census night.
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