Apple's new operating systems bring a cornucopia for enterprise

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Enterprises have a lot to gain from the coming iPhone, iPad and macOS updates announced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference last week, with security, single sign-on, device enrolment features and more.

Global hardware and software maker Apple announced a raft of operating system updates across its product line last week including the iPad’s transition to its own iPadOS. With so many features revealed, the enterprise features went largely unnoticed, but offer welcome functionality that simplifies managing Apple IDs across a workforce, signing in with company credentials, security...

Telstra reveals Samsung, LG and Oppo as exclusive 5G smartphone partnerships

Samira Sarraf (ARN)25 February, 2019 09:23

Telstra has unveiled some of the smartphone vendors it sealed an exclusive partnership to be the first to bring its 5G smartphones to Australian customers.

The publicly-listed telecommunications provider will be the first to offer the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, LG V50 ThinQ and Oppo's 5G handset.

The announcement was made during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and follows Telstra's announcement of 10 January over its exclusive 5G deals with some of the "world's biggest brands" – revealed during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

Excluding the NBN and in the context of current market dynamics, Telstra’s underlying business performed well, the company told shareholders.

"Telstra’s circumstances today are very different from what they were before the NBN. We are no longer the national wholesale provider. That part of our business – the revenue and value – is being transferred to the...

Government says ‘state actor’ hacked Australian political parties’ networks

Rohan Pearce (Computerworld)

The Australian government believes that an unnamed state actor penetrated the networks of the Liberal, National and Labor parties, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said today.

The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) earlier this month reset the passwords of MPs and staff after the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) identified what the PM described as a “malicious intrusion into the Australian Parliament House computer network.”

During the investigation of that intrusion — which the government believes was conducted by a state-backed hacker — the ACSC “became aware that the networks of some political...