ANZ and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have used a public consultation on updating the government’s national cyber security strategy to push for better threat intelligence sharing both between major enterprises and the public and private sectors.
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By providing distributed access to a single, verified source of truth, ASX’s blockchain-inspired system will open up new opportunities to digitise multi-party workflows, according to the exchange operator’s deputy chief executive officer, Peter Hiom.
Qantas is working with Microsoft and Altoura on a trial to explore the potential of mixed reality to help train its engineers.
Researchers from Rigetti Computing and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia say they have taken an important step towards the use of quantum computing in the financial services sector.
ASX-listed oil and gas company Woodside has become the first commercial organisation in Australia to join the IBM Q Network, which is focused on the development and use of quantum computing.
The Department of Defence is seeking to fund research into the interaction between humans and artificial intelligence (AI) systems, with an eye to better integrating AI into decision making by military analysts and commanders.
Westpac plans to launch a standalone cloud-based digital ‘banking as a service’ platform that will allow third parties, such as Westpac’s institutional clients and fintechs, to offer the bank’s products to their customers.
Former NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) chief information officer Tim Hume has been appointed tech chief at Macquarie University.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched Federal Court proceedings targeting Google and its local subsidiary over the collection and use of location data by the Android mobile platform.
Queensland is seeking to make more government transactions available through online channels, with a document issued by the Department of Housing and Public Works (HPW) acknowledging that the state has not kept pace with digital transformation efforts in New South Wales and Victoria.
The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre — AUSTRAC — has advertised for a new chief information officer to lead its Innovation and Technology Solutions (ITS) Branch, which sits in its Corporate Operations Division.
The New South Wales government says its new Opal Connect service could become a ‘one stop shop’ for transport payments and information, potentially allowing users to pay for ridesharing, taxi services, road tolls and parking as well as public transport.
The Australian Signals Directorate says that it categorised the successful penetration of the Parliament House network as ‘C1’ on the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Cyber Incident Categorisation Matrix.
NBN Co has released details of ‘Virtual ISP’ (VISP) and Internet of Things (IoT) services for businesses that use the network operator’s Sky Muster satellites.
The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) is preparing to launch an online marketplace that government entities can use to purchase cloud services.