Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).
Many Australian businesses and their global counterparts say they are unable to meet future digital business needs due to a lack of skills, with new technology demands set to outstrip the skills supply, according to a newly published report.
Cyber espionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase around the world, according to a new report by a US-based global telco. It reveals that of nearly 2000 security breaches, more than 300 were espionage-related and many of them started life as phishing emails.
Breaches of compliance obligations for separation of its wholesale and retail business caused mainly by staff errors continued to plague Telstra throughout the 2015-2016 financial year, according to a report by the regulator.