Samira Sarraf

Senior Journalist

With years of experience covering technology and business across the IT channel, Samira Sarraf now reports for CIO and Computerworld on all aspects of enterprise ICT.

Australian initiative seeks to boost Pacific cyber security

Optus announces new CEO as Allen Lew departs

Optus announces new CEO as Allen Lew departs

Kelly Bayer Rosmarin has been appointed CEO of Optus and Singtel’s Consumer Australia as Allen Lew has taken on a new role.

New submarine cable to connect Barossa offshore gas project

New submarine cable to connect Barossa offshore gas project

Vocus has signed a deal with the Barossa Joint Venture to build, operate and own a 500km high-capacity submarine fibre optic network in the Northern Territory.

RMIT to house AWS-backed cyber innovation centre

RMIT to house AWS-backed cyber innovation centre

RMIT University will house an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Innovation Centre (CIC) focused on cyber resilience.

NRMA rolls out Intel’s Mobileye tech to keep its drivers safer on the road

NRMA rolls out Intel’s Mobileye tech to keep its drivers safer on the road

The National Roads and Motorists’ Association (NRMA) has deployed an advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) to help drivers while on the road.

Penten leverages Australia’s engineering talent to secure government networks

Penten leverages Australia’s engineering talent to secure government networks

Canberra-based cyber security company Penten has achieved 100 per cent revenue growth for the last two years by not ignoring the "amazing" set of engineering talents that exists in Australia, according to its chief executive.

Royal Australian Navy gets 'world first' 3D printers

Royal Australian Navy gets 'world first' 3D printers

The Royal Australian Navy will deploy a metal 3D printer in what the government described as a "world-first trial".

Sydney Quantum Academy gets ready for 2020 launch

Sydney Quantum Academy gets ready for 2020 launch

The Sydney Quantum Academy (SQA) had a soft launch at the Sydney Startup Hub earlier this month for its inaugural PhD scholarships, postdoctoral fellowships and visiting fellowships.

CSIRO, Microsoft project combines AI with Indigenous knowledge to protect national parks

CSIRO, Microsoft project combines AI with Indigenous knowledge to protect national parks

An Australian-led project dubbed 'Healthy Country' aims to identify the best way to preserve and protect national parks with a focus on combining the knowledge of traditional owners and cloud-based AI.

NBN migrations boost Optus revenue, but 1H profit drops

NBN migrations boost Optus revenue, but 1H profit drops

Optus saw an increase in customers and higher NBN migration payments which helped the telco's revenue grow 1.8 per cent, to $4.4 billion for the half year ended 30 September but that was not enough to help Optus' profit.

ACSC warns businesses to remain vigilant of Emotet and Bluekeep

ACSC warns businesses to remain vigilant of Emotet and Bluekeep

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has warned people and businesses to remain vigilant of the Emotet malware as it continues to respond to the "widespread malware campaign".

WA government rolls out iPhone 11 handsets to police

WA government rolls out iPhone 11 handsets to police

WA Police officers will get their hands on the latest Apple iPhone 11 handsets as part of an $8 million deal signed with Telstra.

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