Articles By Sandra Van Dijk

Disputes kill key Australian government e-security initiative

Disputes kill key Australian government e-security initiative

One of the Australian Federal Government's key e-security initiatives has been disbanded because of differences between industry and the National...

August 29th, 2001 Sandra Van Dijk
Australian net security agency teams up with CERT

Australian net security agency teams up with CERT

U.S. and Australian Internet security agencies have signed a joint agreement to protect national and global information infrastructures. The U.S.-based...

August 24th, 2001 Sandra Van Dijk
Pink slips ignite revenge by system administrators

Pink slips ignite revenge by system administrators

Revenge on company networks in recent months appears to show a direct correlation between IT staff layoffs and internal security...

July 13th, 2001 Sandra Van Dijk
Study: IT doesn’t boost bottom line

Study: IT doesn’t boost bottom line

Technology has been over-valued by companies that are engaging in an IT 'arms race' of spending to outdo each other's...

May 31st, 2001 Sandra Van Dijk
Australia prepares mobile phone radiation report

Australia prepares mobile phone radiation report

Results of an Australian government Senate inquiry into electromagnetic radiation from mobile phones will be released Friday and will be...

May 3rd, 2001 Sandra Van Dijk
MasterCard plans digital wallets for Australia

MasterCard plans digital wallets for Australia

MasterCard International Inc. is introducing digital wallets in Australia next month to stem the escalating problem of "shopping cart abandonment"....

April 9th, 2001 Sandra Van Dijk
Australian banks launch e-signature trials

Australian banks launch e-signature trials

All of the major Australian banks are testing digital signatures with their business customers over the next three months to...

February 19th, 2001 Sandra Van Dijk
Sanford launches Australia’s first online bank

Sanford launches Australia’s first online bank

Financial services company Sanford Ltd. has launched Australia's first dedicated online investment bank Online Capital Partners (OCP). Previously a part...

February 15th, 2001 Sandra Van Dijk
Australia says no to mobile phone health warnings

Australia says no to mobile phone health warnings

Despite a decision last week by the U.K. Department of Health to issue health warnings on mobile telephones, the Australian...

December 4th, 2000 Sandra Van Dijk
Skills shortage driving up labour costs: survey

Skills shortage driving up labour costs: survey

While IT managers continue to lament the continuing skills shortage, a new Australian survey has found they are actually reducing...

November 20th, 2000 Sandra Van Dijk