• Economy Politics and Policy

    Too often our leaders wait and wait


    Victor Perton |  July 27, 2017


    “Credibility is a precious commodity. A stock of it is created by persistently offering simple, clear advice that recognises a policy shift is on, and explains why – and where the national interest lies.” Chairman of Australia’s Productivity Commission Peter Harris said in a challenging speech entitled Productivity and Policy Challenges in an Environment of Pervasive Uncertainty delivered at the Economic and Social Outlook Conference on 20 July 2017 in Melbourne.


  • Economy Health Society

    Engaging large employers in return-to-work strategies


    Catherine Fritz-Kalish |  July 25, 2017


    The Second Roundtable in the GAP Recovery at Work series focused on strategies to encourage recovery at work after soft tissue injuries and how to ‘Engage Large Employers in Best Practice’. Catherine Fritz-Kalish, Managing Director of Global Access Partners, releases the 2017 Roundtable findings through Open Forum.


  • Culture Science and Technology

    Medium sized businesses weak link in National Cyber Defence


    Aiden Tudehope |  July 21, 2017


    The leadership of medium sized businesses and government agencies is falling dangerously short in understanding and managing cyber security, potentially creating risks across the economy and society. Managing Director of Macquarie Government & Hosting Group, Aiden Tudehope discusses the 2016 research by the Macquarie Telecom Group.


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  • Further implications of securing the Internet of Things

    Vijay Varadharajan     |      July 13, 2017

    The Internet of Things is increasingly merging safety and security issues. Professor Vijay Varadharajan considers how regulatory process will need to move quickly to keep up.

  • The accidental cyber threat

    Martien Brouwer     |      July 10, 2017

    Not all cyber attacks are purposeful. Big Sky conducted a survey wherein the most common causes of accidental insider threats are identified. Two of the most common causes that stood out are phishing attacks and copying data to insecure devices. Martien Brouwer looks at the simple security measures that could help stem the tide.

  • 3 cloud computing trends affecting businesses right now

    Andrew Tucker     |      July 7, 2017

    It was only a few years ago that if you asked a business leader if they were using the cloud, they would only have a vague idea about what that meant. But today cloud computing has become part of the everyday business landscape.