In traditional Information Age style, we look back on the top 12 news stories of 2022.
Stories about jobs, pay, and visas once again dominated the list, along with the now infamous Optus breach, and the Linkt toll scam.
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Surprisingly, it wasn’t Sydney or Melbourne.
In the middle of the year, IT employers were offering big cash to attract IT professionals.
One major recruiter claimed there were more in-demand roles than cyber, including UX designers and robotic experts.
Could it really be true, no more passwords? Some of the tech giants think so, promising we’ll simply need our phone to sign into everything.
The chair of the ACS Cyber Security Committee explains how Optus got it so terribly wrong.
Being paid to study cyber security and earn a degree is an appealing prospect.
Our neighbours were intent on securing IT professionals by fast-tracking residency applications.
The Grattan Institute recommended an overhaul of Australia’s temporary skills migration program.
The criminals behind one of Australia’s biggest breaches say they won’t sell the data as there are “too many eyes” watching them.
In October, the National Skills Commission added ICT Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, and eight other jobs to the national skills shortage list.
Plenty of people were caught out by the Linkt toll scam, which came as a text message urging motorists to pay for the use of a toll road.
In a surprise move, the government opted to remove 27 job roles from the official list of jobs used to prioritise skilled visas, including IT security specialists.
And there you have it, the best-read stories of 2022! Which ones intrigued/entertained/surprised you? The Information Age team would love to hear your thoughts!
We’ll see you in 2023 with the latest tech updates to keep you across sector developments.