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TasICT strives to protect Tasmanians from Cyber Threats

The increasing threats of Cyber Security and how Tasmanian enterprises can better protect themselves will be the focus of a one-day conference in Hobart being run by TasICT, the State’s Peak Industry Body for the Information, Communication and Technology sector. TasICT CyberCon is at Wrest Point on Thursday September 29, featuring 15 separate Presentation Sessions…


TasICT Excellence Awards Winners 2022

A record number of nominations were entered for the 2022 TasICT Excellence Awards, and the standard of entries impressed the panel of judges which consisted of experienced and respected ICT industry participants from the private and public sector – both men & women. Congratulations to the Award winners in each category, and thanks to all…


Telstra blocking 30k malicious domains a month

Telstra is currently blocking around 30,000 malicious domains a month as part of its “Cleaner Pipes” program. The telco in 2020 first detailed its DNS filtering initiative after a 12-month trial that sought to protect customers from malware. Yesterday the telco’s chief information security officer Narelle Devine revealed that a companion project targeting SMS phishing…


TasICT Member Awarded Platinum Partner

ISW Awarded Platinum Partner Status by Informatica for Cloud Data Management Highest Level of Partnership Helps Customers Drive Faster Time-to-Value With Intelligent Data Management Cloud ISW, a multi-award-winning Australian cloud and software provider today announced that the company has attained Platinum partner status, the highest level of partnership within Informatica’s Global Partner Program. Through its…


A safer, smarter, more resilient Tasmania

Tasmania is on a ‘ground-mapping’ mission to help save lives, savemoney and improve planning.In an Australian first, the whole of Tasmania will be digitally mappedfrom the air, to a detail never previously imagined.The life-scale 4D map (known as Digital Twin) can be used to helpprevent and respond to natural disasters (eg. bushfires and flooding),guide remote…


Major investment in digital health to improve patient care

Tasmanian Government Media Release The Tasmanian Liberal Government is transforming the way we deliver patient care with a $150 million investment over the next four years to upgrade our digital health infrastructure. The 2022-23 State Budget commitment forms part of a Digital Health Strategy and it is anticipated more than $475 million will be allocated to this project over the next 10…