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ATO says systems back after outage The Australian Taxation Office says its systems are back online after a disruption on Wednesday afternoon.
MYOB minds govt business and welcomes 457 visa changes, too Don’t mind me, I’m just reporting on MYOB’s welcoming of the Australian Government’s 457 visa changes, in line with AIIA’s comments.
Kaspersky Lab row: Russian minister warns of blowback A senior Russian official has escalated the war of words over products from Kaspersky Lab by saying that any "unilateral political sanctions" by the US…
AIIA welcomes 'expanded 457 visa MLSSL for ICT specialists' The Australian Information Industry Association, the nation’s “peak member body for the ICT industry”, has welcomed ICT amendments to 457 visas that address “critical skills…
US moves against Kaspersky: Founder calls it cyber-McCarthyism Kaspersky Lab owner Eugene Kaspersky has hit out at reports about the US moving to stop the use of his company's products in the Department…
Will Australian policy on Kaspersky products change? Australian policy on the use of software products from cyber security company Kaspersky Lab has apparently not yet changed in the wake of a US…
Five Eyes nations urged to respect strong encryption Eighty-three organisations and experts from the Five Eyes countries have called on ministers responsible for security to respect the right to use and develop strong…
Australia to join ranks of cyber warfare warriors The Australian Defence Force will soon launch a separate unit that will serve to both defend military targets against cyber attacks and also launch offensive…
Pentagon draft budget bans Kaspersky Lab products The latest draft of the National Defence Authorisation Act has recommended that the Department of Defence be prohibited from using software platforms from cyber security…
Australia's three-pronged cyber security strategy Special adviser to the Prime Minister on cybersecurity Alastair MacGibbon has outlined the country's high-level cyber security strategy.

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