Striving for a digitally united and sovereign Malaysia

Delivering 50 new features in one month to enhance mobile banking app. The month of September marks the second Malaysia Day since the global pandemic swept across the world. As the country continues its fight against the pandemic, now, more than ever, is a time for us to celebrate unity…

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Australian service provider passes 200 government cleared security staff

Security accreditations governed by the Department of Defence. Macquarie Telecom Group stated it has surpassed 200 government-cleared security staff, with plans to continue to grow that number, as it continues to invest in local skills and capability to protect Australia’s sensitive government and citizen data. Surpassing 200 security-cleared staff is…

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Growth in cloud-based dispute resolution in local court

Northern Territory’s Local Court circuit works with Immediation for Cloud. Booroloola in the Northern Territory has a population of 870 and lies about 50 Km south of the Gulf of Carpentaria. It is also one of the 30-odd locations on the Northern Territory’s Local Court circuit. This is remote country…

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Hong Kong office of CIO promotes green data centre

Victor Lam, JP, Government CIO talks about various initiatives. Victor Lam, JP, Government CIO gave a big salute to the BEAM Society and the Hong Kong Green Building Council for your unceasing efforts in introducing green building practices and assessment tools to promote green data centre development. According to Lam…

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Singapore’s PayNow and India’s UPI to Link in 2022

Reducing the cost and inefficiencies of remittances between the two countries. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Reserve Bank of India today announced plans to link Singapore’s PayNow and India’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) real-time payment systems by July 2022. The PayNow-UPI linkage will enable users to make…

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Australia funds digitally transformative tech projects in Vietnam

Adapting the most advanced technologies. The Australian Government in collaboration with the Ministry of Science and Technology of  Vietnam announced the award of grants totaling nearly AUD 1.4 million to four high-tech projects through the Aus4Innovation Program. Adapting the most advanced technologies developed and tested in Australia, these projects are…

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South Australian Government looks at 5G innovation in space

Growing businesses focus on technology strategy and recruitment. South Australia’s Department for Trade and Investment has signed an agreement with Microsoft and Nokia, with eyes firmly fixed on leveraging Space and 5G technologies to tackle the world’s most challenging issues. By fostering relationships with South Australian industry, government and academic…

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New Zealand touts cyber security as everyone’s problem

Recent milder DDoS cyber compared to 2020. A recent cyberattack – which  affected ANZ, Kiwibank, NZ Post, and possibly MetService – were distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Such attacks were unsophisticated and the effect appears limited, according to a number of media sources. These attacks were milder compared to…

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