When international organised crime groups launched the first wide-scale phishing attacks in 2003, their targets weren’t the United States or the United Kingdom but actually the customers of one of Australia's major banks, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, according to a cyber crime researcher.
Stories by Mahesh Sharma
Organised crime groups have penetrated law enforcement bodies, and authorities are helpless to fight back due to restrictive data privacy legislation, according to the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) chief executive, John Lawler.
The head of the Australian Crime Commission has warned current law enforcement isn’t properly equipped to respond to attacks on cloud computing services, which is poised to be the next frontier for organised crime gangs to expand their syndicates.
The procedures used by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) to deal with customer complaints could soon be scrutinised by the Federal Court, after telco Exetel served the ombudsman with a statement of claim, alleging a number of breaches.
The Australian Industry Group has challenged the Victorian ICT minister and IT industry to properly explain the NBN to people and businesses who “don't know what they don't know”.
Suncorp is "agilising" its business and extending agile practices to non-technology areas at the regional bank, following the successful use of the project management methodology in a range of IT projects.
Governance is best defined as the rules for losing and a contract is a shopping list of the punishment to be meted out, according to Lonely Planet IT manager, Nigel Dalton.
The telecommunications industry ombudsman (TIO) could soon contest a legal action initiated by telco Exetel, which has alleged fines were wrongly issued in response to customer complaints.
Fox Sports will tap its high-speed fibre network to deliver more sports events online and in 3D next year as the content producer pushes its credentials at the time when the major sports codes are deciding their broadcast futures.
Nextgen Networks has invested “tens of millions of dollars” to develop the capability to transfer data at speeds of 100 gigabits per second (Gbps) over its network, as it targets Google and other content providers to underpin its push to become a leading player in the nation's high-speed broadband future.
The National Broadband Network (NBN) will cost “significantly” less than the proposed $43 billion price-tag, according to the head of the company responsible for the fibre rollout in regional 'blackspot' communities.
The Federal Government's $446 million commitment to e-health is “not enough” and could deliver a "prototype" to sell the benefits of technology and healthcare, according to the Victorian Department of Health.
E-health has been used as a political football, which takes funding away from other health services, according to the medical practitioner who reviewed the UK government's e-health record implementation.
The Labor government's proposed $43 billion national broadband network (NBN) isn't necessary for the rollout of the health record identifiers, according to the head of the National eHealth Transition Authority (NEHTA).
The e-health capabilities of the major political parties are “as bad as each other” according to the former chief of the South Australian department of health.