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  • In pictures: Microsoft announces two Canberra cloud regions

    In pictures: Microsoft announces two Canberra cloud regions

    Microsoft plans to deliver Microsoft Azure from two new regions through a strategic partnership with Canberra Data Centres (CDC). The company says it will be the only major cloud provider in Australia to deliver hyperscale cloud services to handle Unclassified and Protected government data.

  • 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.

  • IN PICTURES: CeBIT 2015, Sydney, Trade Show

    IN PICTURES: CeBIT 2015, Sydney, Trade Show

    CeBIT 2015 kicked off at Sydney Olympic Park with the usual day one mix of keynotes and the trade show. The Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, delivered a keynote address - via video link. The Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore, and MSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property, Dominic Perrottet, also spoke. This slideshow looks at the ever popular trade show. Photographer IAN SHARP was there to catch the action.

  • IN PICTURES: CeBIT 2015, Sydney, Day One Keynote addresses

    IN PICTURES: CeBIT 2015, Sydney, Day One Keynote addresses

    CeBIT 2015 kicked off at Sydney Olympic Park with the usual day one mix of keynotes and the trade show. The Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, delivered a keynote address - via video link. The Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore, and MSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property, Dominic Perrottet, also spoke. Photographer IAN SHARP was there to catch the action.

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  • Government appears intent on fast-tracking encryption bill

    The government appears set on swift passage through parliament of the Telecommunication and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018, which Canberra argues is vital to helping police and intelligence agencies mitigate the impact of encrypted communications services on their investigations.

  • Alarm over government’s encryption bill rush

    The government has introduced its bill to help mitigate the impact of encrypted communications services on police investigations just 10 days after closing a public consultation on an exposure draft of the proposed legislation.

  • ABS seeks to avoid #CensusFail 2.0

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics has begun its preparations for the 2021 Census, seeking a supplier to provide the online component of the national data-gathering exercise.

  • NSW’s Spatial Services embraces serverless, agile

    A cadastre — an authoritative record of land boundaries — is not a new concept, but a recent New South Wales project has given it a distinctly modern twist, with the state government’s Spatial Services agency rolling out a cloud-based ‘cadastre as a service’ offering.

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  • ​Large cracks appear in nbn business case

    The key operational, financial metrics show that if it follows its current trajectory, the NBN model will reduce competition by squeezing out the mid-tiered telco companies and ultimately put a significant cost burden on to the consumer – thus, negating its original purpose and promise.

  • FCC girds for legal attacks on net neutrality order

    The Federal Communication Commission's 400-page official order on net neutrality, released Thursday, will undoubtedly elicit lawsuits on various fronts once it is officially published in the Federal Register.

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