Money talks, goes a saying, and in the case of organizations hoping to "green" their IT departments it may be true. A study shows Australian and New Zealand organizations want to reduce their IT impact on the environment but aren't giving the departments funding for it
Canadian data breach notification guidelines - jointly created by the Information and Privacy Commissioners for British Columbia and Ontario - have made their way to the land down under. Last week, Australian Privacy Commissioner Karen Curtis released the Voluntary Information Security Breach Notification Guide, which aims to assist organizations in effectively responding to information security breaches.
Both New Zealand and Australia have modeled their guidelines for telling customers about IT security incidents on a jointly-created British Columbia and Ontario privacy document. Is Ottawa paying attention?
According to IDC's Forecast for Management (FFM) Survey, half of responding CIOs have SOA in their 2008 budgets. "This is interesting as many IT industry participants first saw SOA as another standards and application development paradigm wave that would just fade away," said Melissa Martin, an analyst with IDC Australia.