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Dating web site Ashley Madison was the target of a data breach as a result of inappropriate security safeguards, according to findings of a joint investigation by Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim, and Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) Daniel Therrien.

Did you know that 80% of business printing is related to transactions? This means invoices, purchase orders, delivery notes, and even payment confirmations. And yet most of these materials are originally created electronically. This virtually systematic shift to paper requires an investment of time and money that companies don’t necessarily need to make. It’s such a waste of time and money to end up printing them!

The current Government models for electronic service delivery are typically Government centric, eg ‘One Stop Shop’. This represents Government trying to provide a single electronic entry point for Government services aggregating the multiplicity of Government agencies, brands and products. This is a step on the pathway towards reducing the cost to Government and providing a single entry point for consumers.

Those who design and steer the development of the technology landscape can mitigate risk by setting operating standards and promoting cross-functional collaboration.

Backed by recent funding, RecordPoint, the provider of automated records management solutions for SharePoint and Office 365, has announced the opening of two new offices in Bellevue, WA, U.S. and Melbourne.

The number of services that want to help you make your product smarter has exploded over the last year. If you’re planning a product, it can seem impossible to understand this new field.

Prospective clients always ask me if Big Data is a passing fad or something that’s truly going to provide the benefits that they're looking for - deeper insights, better decision making and faster time-to-value. This is an important question that deserves an answer based on facts and not on marketing hype.

The International Data Corporation (IDC) end-user study, CloudView 2016, has found that 67% of all Australian organisations surveyed are embracing cloud, using public or private cloud for more than one or two small applications or workloads yet only 13% of the respondents believed that they have an "optimised" cloud strategy.

A drive towards digitisation is well underway at Legal Aid Queensland, the Statutory Authority which is in fact the State’s largest legal practice with over 450 full time employees. It plays a vital role in providing legal assistance to financially disadvantaged Queenslanders.