Attacks climb

Cyber attacks against Australian organisations are on the rise with more than one-fifth of 255 major firms surveyed for a new government report admitting to being targeted in the past year. Of those targeted, 20 per cent experienced more than 10 "cyber security incidents". One organisation reported the theft of 15 years' worth of critical business data.


Deals online

As part of its push towards open data, the federal government this week released a downloadable record of all information and communications technology contracts currently in place in government agencies. Updates will be available each Sunday from


New version

Evernote has launched a business-grade version of the popular document app to try to combine the needs of users who are hooked on the app with those of businesses that need to control access and provide security for documents. Chief operating officer Ken Gullicksen said two-thirds of the app's 50 million customers already used it for work.

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