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  • AGL to test blockchain-inspired energy trading

    Electricity retailer AGL has revealed details a plan to stage a desktop trial of peer-to-peer energy trading by households using distributed ledger technology inspired by Bitcoin’s blockchain.

  • How to conduct an IoT pen test

    Penetration testing was much like taking a battering ram to the door of the fortress. Keep pounding away and maybe find a secret backdoor to enter through. But what happens if pieces of the network are outside of the fortress? With the flurry of Internet of Things devices, is it harder to conduct a pen test with that many devices and end points?

  • More FTTC in the works, NBN boss says

    NBN’s chief executive Bill Morrow says that the company will be “making some announcements soon” about wider use of fibre to the curb (FTTC) technology for the National Broadband Network rollout.

  • The WannaCry scramble

    A widespread ransomware attack propagating as a worm was a legitimate cause of alarm.

  • Tasmania eyes $67.5 million in IT upgrades

    In its 2017-18 budget handed down today, the Tasmanian government has earmarked more than $60 million for key digital transformation projects, including a program to upgrade IT systems relied on by emergency services in the state. Overall the government said it intended to spend $67.5 million in ICT upgrades.

  • Government invests in data analytics

    Data analytics teams will help drive evidence-based programs and policy under the government’s Data Integration Partnership for Australia (DIPA).

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  • NSW government keen to tackle cyber skills shortage

    NSW government keen to tackle cyber skills shortage

    A ‘speed networking’ event at NSW Parliament this week brought together representatives of 25 companies that are seeking the next generation of cyber security talent with 130 students from the state’s universities.

  • Gallery: Telstra Labs

    Gallery: Telstra Labs

    Telstra’s new CTO, Hakan Eriksson, yesterday took journalists on a tour of Telstra Labs

  • In pictures: Leading the Tech Agenda in STEM Education: Preparing Youth for Success - Melbourne

    In pictures: Leading the Tech Agenda in STEM Education: Preparing Youth for Success - Melbourne

    For those leading the technology agenda in the digital education revolution - including ICT managers, directors and heads of department - there’s a pivotal role to play in the planning, organising, directing, controlling and coordinating the STEM agenda. A group of industry experts gathered at the Crown in Melbourne to attend the ​Computerworld Education Event Series: Leading the Tech Agenda in STEM Education: Preparing Youth for Success, sponsored by Dell and Microsoft.

  • Next-generation WiFi: Enterprise Prince or Bandwidth Frog?

    In this research paper we look at the current state of wireless networking in the enterprise from satisfaction and investment levels to common pain points when it comes to keeping the WiFi lights on. We also look at how clued up and prepared the average enterprise is to handle the introduction of WiGig (802.11ad) and other new high bandwidth technologies likely to add whole new set of challenges as well as potential benefits to the network mix.

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