Western Australian Government continues to improve its cybersecurity posture

Phishing is the most common type of cyberattack threatening its networks and information. As cyberattacks become more frequent and sophisticated, it’s crucial that governments are well-equipped to not only respond to threats but prevent them from happening in the first place. Everyone needs to be on the same page in…

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Three key security challenges facing the Australian insurance industry 

Modern technologies provide transformational improvements. Modern technologies have brought a wealth of benefits to the insurance industry including improving the customer experience and the way businesses operate. New technologies can streamline processes, complete assessments faster, save employees’ time and costs, and let insurers and assessors deliver a more positive experience…

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MAS’ approach to the crypto ecosystem

Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore talks about crypto. In the last two years, MAS has granted licences or in-principle approvals to 11 digital payment tokens service providers. They include global stablecoin players like Paxos, crypto exchanges like Coinhako as well as established financial institutions like DBS Vickers.…

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APEC and North American countries establish cross-border privacy rules

Enabling trusted and secure data flows. Singapore has welcomed the establishment of the Global Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CPBR) Forum and the invitation to join as a founding member. Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, and the United States of America, are current economies participating in…

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Australian Department of Defence boosts tech capabilities

OneDefence Data Program, which will ensure Defence can better manage data. Simulation software to boost Army’s Future Ready Training The Australian Army’s Future Ready Training is set to receive a boost, with the Assistant Minister for Defence, the Hon Andrew Hastie MP today announcing that a $17.6 million contract has…

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Sydney Water finds lockdown silver lining

Sydney Water’s plans to have teams of people walking the floors to support staff. Sydney Water’s newly deployed Business Experience Platform (BxP) touches more than 3,000 people across the organisation. It’s a significant digital platform promising to deliver an important impact. While it’s live now, there were some hairy moments…

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Hong Kong civil servants to be educated about national security online

National Security Education Day this year is “Uphold National Security, Safeguard Our Home”. Hong Kong’s Civil Service College (CSC) launched a series of on-line learning resources on the theme of “National Security” to enhance civil servants’ understanding of the important subjects of Hong Kong National Security Law and national security.…

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WA Department of Communities rolls out unified communications platform

The past two years have posed considerable challenges for the Department. The Western Australian Department of Communities brings together vital services and functions to support individual, family and community wellbeing across the State. Its portfolios include child protection, community services, disability services, housing, prevention of family and domestic violence, remote…

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