The funding will enable the NSW Telco Authority to accelerate the Critical Communications Enhancement Program to reach 96% of populated areas and is in addition to the AU$ 401 million allocated to the upgrade of the GRN since 2016.
The NSW auditor general has called for the office of local government to develop a cybersecurity policy to ensure a consistent response across councils after finding 80 per cent don’t have a cybersecurity framework.
As organisations rapidly deploy a remote workforce plan in the face of a pandemic, they have to not only contend with creating polices and infrastructure, but also with bad actors waiting to exploit COVID-19.
South Korea’s handling of the Covid-19 crisis has been widely lauded as a benchmark, in terms of both its effective response and its open and democratic approach.
Apart from a slew of applications and services, the Philippine government is anticipating that the construction of an ultra-high-speed information highway will improve speed, affordability and accessibility of broadband internet throughout the country by 2021.
While the current urgent need is to develop tech to diagnose, track and combat COVID-19, the Philippines has long been developing cutting edge health tech.