Federal Government stories
Sarah Martin joins Avec as General Manager, ACT
Leading IT project delivery company, Avec, appoints seasoned tech executive, Sarah Martin, as General Manager, ACT, enhancing its growth prospects in the region.
Claudine Beltrami heads Verizon's Federal Government business
Amidst confusion in Australian agencies post-discontinuation of the cyber hubs program, Verizon Business Australia appoints IT veteran, Claudine Beltrami, to lead Federal Government business, creating a more secure digital future.
Boardrooms on notice: Cybersecurity oversight more important than ever
Amid prevalent cyber threats, the pivotal role of top-level executives in securing organisational integrity gets spotlit, as cybersecurity becomes a paramount concern in boardrooms.
Australian business increasingly seek cybersecurity services
Cybersecurity firm Tesserent reports a notable rise in demand for services from Australian company directors and boards.
Tech sector rebalances after period of unsustainable growth, says index
New data suggests a 'correction' in the Australian tech sector as valuations and salaries stabilise after unsustainable growth.
Fintech not been forgotten, massive missed opportunity on AI
Australian government's 2023 Budget focuses on cost-of-living relief, but fintech and innovation are not forgotten, according to industry experts.
Nearmap welcomes govt's commitment towards liveable cities
Nearmap welcomes Australian Government's additional support and funding for small businesses, the environment, disaster preparedness, and liveability in cities.
Funding needed to uplift Australia’s cyber security posture
Legislation alone is not enough for Australia's cyber security, says Liam Dermody of Darktrace. Funding is needed to uplift the nation's posture.
Aussie tech sector responds to govt's budget announcements
Strong focus on measuring risk and success of AI development needed for Australian government's investment, says expert.
WalkMe enters US Federal market with FedRAMP Ready status
The status is in addition to WalkMe's inclusion in the UK's G Cloud and forms part of a wider trend of the vendors renewing efforts to serve the public sector.
Talent appoints Meagan Jeffery as Global CIO
Talent appoints Meagan Jeffery as Global Chief Information Officer to lead the revamp of technology function and support the company's growth objectives.
Australian Business Growth Fund appoints new chair Elana Rubin
Elana Rubin has been appointed as the new chair of the Australian Business Growth Fund (ABGF), which aims to encourage economic growth in SMEs.
Tesserent has appointed a new Non-executive Director
Tesserent hires Anthony Sheehan, former Deputy Secretary in charge of international security, to bolster its sovereign capabilities in cyber defense.
Radiant Logic appoints tenured exec as first its CCO
Radiant Logic appoints Dieter Schuller as its first Chief Customer Officer to bring customer voice to the forefront of innovation strategy.
Versa Networks achieves 'important milestone' with new cert
Versa Networks achieves FIPS 140-2 certification, enhancing its single-vendor Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) platform.
Macquarie Government announces Fortem Australia partnership
Macquarie Government, part of Macquarie Telecom Group, has announced it has signed an agreement with Fortem Australia to become an Employment Partner.
Johnson Controls appoints new Director Government & Defence - Pacific
Andrew McCabe appointed as Director of Government & Defense, Pacific at Johnson Controls, responsible for strategic services and key projects in Australia.
Cyber Week showcases breadth of AU cybersecurity sector
Australian Cyber Week 2022 has been launched by the Minister for Cyber Security, showcasing the country's cybersecurity sector.
Optimation signs 5-year deal with Queensland Corrective Services
Optimation signs multi-year deal with Queensland Corrective Services to provide self-service kiosks for court-imposed conditions.
Kissflow appoints Aali Qureshi as Senior Vice President of Sales for the Americas
Kissflow hires Aali Qureshi as Senior VP of Sales for the Americas, expanding their low-code/no-code offering in financial services, healthcare, and more.
Australia’s data centre pioneer still leading after 22 years
We look at the fascinating success of Macquarie data centre's over its 22 year life span and how they continue to innovate in a highly contested sector.
Weak breach data disclosure laws for IP theft leaves vital Australian industries vulnerable
Lack of mandatory reporting for intellectual property (IP) theft leaves Australian industries vulnerable to cyber attacks and foreign competition.
Palo Alto Networks' cloud security platform receives IRAP assessment
Palo Alto Networks achieves IRAP assessment for its cyber security services in Australia, providing assured protection for government agencies.
Thales appoints Jeff Connolly as CEO
Jeff Connolly appointed CEO of Thales Australia, taking the reins from retiring CEO Chris Jenkins, effective September 1, 2022.