Articles By Michael Crawford

Australian gov’t agencies under fire for lax security

Australian gov’t agencies under fire for lax security

Six Australian government agencies have come under fire from the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) for having lax security. Figures...

June 14th, 2006 Michael Crawford
Court brands passenger data transfer illegal

Court brands passenger data transfer illegal

A U.S. mandate that airline passenger information be sent to theAmerican government prior to arrival has come into questionfollowing a...

June 5th, 2006 Michael Crawford
Vendor support call for e-health standards

Vendor support call for e-health standards

The first awareness program into standards development for Australia's EHR initiative has called for more vendor involvement into developing standards.The...

May 29th, 2006 Michael Crawford
Aussie security firm find holes in Cisco wireless

Aussie security firm find holes in Cisco wireless

Cisco Systems Inc. has released patches for eight of its products after the Melbourne-based Internet security company Assurance Pty Ltd.'s...

April 26th, 2006 Michael Crawford
SA govt wants independent broadband for new estate

SA govt wants independent broadband for new estate

A greenfield site in South Australia is edging towards becomingthe location du jour for Australia's most innovative broadbandservices.Expressions of Interest...

April 25th, 2006 Michael Crawford
New telecom laws slammed in Australia

New telecom laws slammed in Australia

The Australian government has decided not to introduce new laws toprotect customers from a marketing technique used by phonecompanies which...

March 8th, 2006 Michael Crawford
Australian government promises extra A130M for ehealth

Australian government promises extra A130M for ehealth

Australian Prime Minister John Howard has approved an additional A$130 million (US$96 million) in joint funding to further push electronic...

February 13th, 2006 Michael Crawford
Coonan retains IT portfolio in Cabinet reshuffle

Coonan retains IT portfolio in Cabinet reshuffle

Australian senator Helen Coonan has retained the Communications, Information Technology and Arts portfolio in a Cabinet reshuffle announced by the...

January 31st, 2006 Michael Crawford
Australian ID card costly, won’t stop terrorism

Australian ID card costly, won’t stop terrorism

Introduction of a national ID card in Australia could cost the economy up to A$15 billion, according to the latest...

January 29th, 2006 Michael Crawford
Australian ID card costly will not stop terrorism

Australian ID card costly will not stop terrorism

Introduction of a national ID card in Australia could cost theeconomy up to A$15 billion, according to the latest estimates...

January 29th, 2006 Michael Crawford