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  • AustCyber: Time to 'harmonise' bamboozling government cyber advice

    The Australian government should adopt an adapted version of the US Government’s NIST Cybersecurity Framework as its guidance for businesses, the Australian Cyber Security Growth Centre (AustCyber) has advised in a policy paper published today.

    Written by George Nott18 July 18 15:46
  • Skills your CEO wants you to have

    Championing technology as a business enabler requires many talents, from explaining the 'nuts and bolts' to working closely with finance and customer service. Here are some of the top skills that your CEO wants you to have today.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner23 March 15 08:59
  • HGL estimates swing to $2.6m FY11 loss

    Niche product distributor HGL (ASX:HNG) expects to post a $2.6m loss for the year to September, due to the effect of writedowns from its embattled model car unit

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling04 Nov. 11 19:17
  • Domino's lifts YTD sales 10%

    Franchisor Domino's Pizza Enterprises (ASX:DMP) maintained its guidance of 3-5% higher same store sales for FY12, despite the 10.3% growth of the first four months

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling02 Nov. 11 18:05
  • Harvey Norman pre-tax profit falls 19.3%

    Harvey Norman (ASX:HVN) blamed forex losses, competition, price deflation and planned store closures for a decline in revenue and pre-tax profit during Q1

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling01 Nov. 11 17:56
  • Ruralco expects up to 20% growth in FY11 profit

    Agribusiness Ruralco (ASX:RHL) anticipates reporting an up 20% higher profit for the year ending September than the $12.1m it earned the year before

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling26 Oct. 11 19:59
  • HiTech Group forecasts up to $750k in FY12 profit

    ICT recruiter HiTech Group (ASX:HIT) is confident of a solid performance in FY12, despite the impact of the recent stockmarket hiccup on its Q1 earnings

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling21 Oct. 11 19:05
  • Reverse Corp on track for turnaround: CEO

    Reverse Corp (ASX:REF) is confident it can turn around in FY12, after reporting a 67.5% decline in FY11 profit

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling18 Oct. 11 18:56
  • CogState lifts Q1 revenue 36%

    Computerised cognition testing company CogState (ASX:CGS) has reported strong gains in Q1 revenue, and added two more contracts to its sales pipeline

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling13 Oct. 11 18:42
  • Solco forecasts 23.6% profit drop

    Solar product wholesaler Solco (ASX:SOO) expects legislative changes, and the resulting effect on the renewable energy market, to cut into FY12 earnings

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling06 Oct. 11 18:18
  • AdEffective targets 250m display ad serves

    AdEffective (ASX:ABN) expects growth in usage of its Footar platform to help it reach its goal of having equal online search/display ad revenue by Q2

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling06 Oct. 11 18:16
  • Webjet outperforms travel sector in Q1

    Shares in travel website operator Webjet (ASX:WEB) gained over 5% on Thursday, after the company reported strong gains in Q1 sales

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling06 Oct. 11 18:14
  • IDT Australia forecasts improved FY12 profit

    Pharmaceutical manufacturer IDT Australia (ASX:IDT) expects an improved profit result in FY12, despite also projecting a 1H loss

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling04 Oct. 11 17:46
  • Service Stream shares hit by deal change

    Word that Telstra (ASX:TLS) plans to deal directly with some subcontractors now working under Service Stream (ASX:SSM) sent the latter's share price falling 16%

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling30 Sept. 11 18:12
  • 4C Security to maintain growth focus

    Smart-card based security firm 4C Security (ASX:FCS) will keep focused on its recovery strategy in FY12 despite shaky global market conditions

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling28 Sept. 11 18:26