Australian and New Zealand organisations are losing $60 million, on average, each year due to cybersecurity breaches or attacks, with one in five organisations having at least one breach per month and one in six known attacks successful.
The Australian ICT workforce grew 3.5 percent to 663,100 from 2016 to 2017 and the demand will keep growing, with the Australian economy forecast to require another 100,000 workers by 2023.
SMBs were awarded more than 75 percent of the government’s $50 million in technology contracts since the launch of its Digital Marketplace in August 2016.
The full-time gender pay gap may be “trending down”, but men still take home an average of $26,527 more than women each year, according to the latest gender equality scorecard from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency
The Australian Computer Society is doubling its efforts with startups, launching an accelerator program and “collaborative workspaces” for members.
Scott Morrison warned today that the tech sector must do more to explain the benefits of leveraging technology to wider Australia.
The Federal Government has introduced reforms around its IT procurement processes to open up project opportunities to startups.
While digital skills are becoming increasingly important, employees must not forget the importance of multi-disciplinary skills if they want to find a job in tech, according to a new report from the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and Deloitte.
The idea of digitising government is gaining steam, with the Federal government announcing the launch of an online Digital Marketplace to cut red tape and help businesses access the government’s $5 billion annual spend on ICT projects.
The Australian Information Industry Association has opened entries for its annual iAwards, which celebrate innovation in the ICT industry.