Telstra completes Digicel Pacific acquisition

Digicel Pacific will be overseen by a Telstra controlled board Telstra announced it had completed the acquisition of Digicel Pacific, following receipt of all necessary government and regulatory approvals. The acquisition of Digicel Pacific was announced in October 2021 in partnership with the Australian Government. Telstra contributed $US270 million of…

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Heading NSW’s cyber security 2021 review

Tony Chapman, NSW Chief Cyber Security Officer provides an update on the States’ cyber safety In 2021 the acceleration of remote working and digital adoption continued, with working from home now the new normal for many Australians. With the increased need for connectivity, alongside technological advancements and an evolving threat landscape,…

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Accelerating the growth of digital economy

Malaysia Digital is the initiative to succeed MSC Malaysia Prime Minister YAB Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob today launched Malaysia Digital, the initiative to accelerate the growth of the nation’s digital economy for the benefit of Keluarga Malaysia. Driven by the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (K-KOMM) through Malaysia…

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HK enhances capability in responding to cyber threats

Assistant Government Chief Information Officer provides insight As stated in the Hong Kong Smart City Blueprint, the mission of the Hong Kong Government in respect of cyber security is to “enhance the Government’s cyber security capability to address new security risks and facilitate collaboration among stakeholders to promote awareness and…

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CISA, FBI and Treasury release advisory on North Korea

North Korean state-sponsored actors were observed using Maui ransomware The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) today released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) that provides information on Maui ransomware, which has been used by North Korean…

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Queensland Department of Education secures 271,000 devices and servers

QDoE has a well-established reputation for its zero-tolerance approach to child safety The Queensland Department of Education (QDoE) provides education services to more than 580,000 students across 1,258 schools in the state. It also employs more than 78,000 people in teaching and corporate roles. QDoE has a well-established reputation for…

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Telkomsel action to gojek necessary to stay competitive

Indonesia’s internet economy continues roaring high Recently, there’s been a lot of discussion regarding Telkomsel’s investment in Indonesia’s ride-hailing decacorn Gojek (now GoTo). It’s interesting to see this from an economic and investment perspective, as the global telecommunication sector is facing many challenges with voice and message revenue continuing to decline. On the…

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Malaysia digital set to accelerate growth of digital economy news analysis

Malaysia Digital is the initiative to succeed MSC Malaysia Prime Minister YAB Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob today launched Malaysia Digital, the initiative to accelerate the growth of the nation’s digital economy for the benefit of Keluarga Malaysia. Driven by the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (K-KOMM) through Malaysia…

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Hong Kong on the way to become global tech and innovation hub

The Science Park, launched in 2002 by the government of the Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Science Park, the city’s high-tech hub, welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping for a visit during his busy two-day trip to attend celebrations for the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China. The Science Park is the…

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