Australian government agencies are rapidly moving to cloud in a big way. Migrations are typically well underway, with initiatives like the Digital Transformation Agency’s Secure Cloud strategy, and the NSW’s government’s ‘public cloud first’ policy providing the tools and guidance to trigger widespread adoption.  Through existing lift and shift strategies, agencies have an opportunity to…

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Bringing IT talent into an organisation can be a herculean task at the best of times, but as any hiring manager responsible for digital skills will tell you, there’s no challenge quite like cybersecurity.  According to a study from Burning Glass, filling cyber security roles takes 20 per cent more time than typical IT roles.…

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Critical Infrastructure security

Our nation’s critical infrastructure is a highly connected system – one that supports and drives our day-to-day operations as businesses and as a nation. However, connectivity without security creates vulnerabilities that can have immense repercussions. With this in mind, this June, the Australian Government will announce reforms to the Security of Critical Infrastructure (SOCI) Act…

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At the start of 2020, IDC predicted that public and private cloud spending would outperform “traditional IT spending” – think on-premise IT and legacy applications – in the forthcoming year. Of course, they weren’t accounting for a global pandemic, which has sent cloud spending into the stratosphere, while traditional IT spending wanes. Supporting this continued…

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After a year that shifted many corporate priorities and reinforced others, concerns around digital infrastructure and cyber security in the healthcare sector are stronger than ever. This year the government plans to make amendments to the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act, which would expand how we define “critical infrastructure” for regulatory purposes — with the…

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