CommsWire - 3 July 2017

Flying Doctor chief: NBN to bring 78% cost reduction
The CEO of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) expects the arrival of the National Broadband Network to its bases in remote areas to result in savings of millions of dollars based on recent deployments and a special rate for the Sky Muster service.

ACMA security functions transfer to CERT
The Australian Internet Security Initiative is set to transition from the Australian Communications and Media Authority to the Computer Emergency Response Team Australia as part of a government-planned move of security functions from the authority.

Australia to join ranks of cyber warfare warriors
The Australian Defence Force will soon launch a separate unit that will serve to both defend military targets against cyber attacks and also launch offensive operations as required.

Game on for Motorola at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
Motorola Solutions has been selected as the official radio communications supplier for the Commonwealth Games which are scheduled to be held on the Gold Coast in 2018.

Vault 7: Windows 7 tool for wireless tracking detailed
Documents detailing malware for collecting data wirelessly with the aid of geolocation data has been released by WikiLeaks, as part of its Vault 7 CIA document dump.

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