CommsWire - 7 November 2019

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ACMA acts against 11 telcos
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has taken action against eleven telcos for failing to comply with consumer protection rules.

Telecoms in Australia a billion dollar a week industry, says new industry research
Australia’s telecommunications industry directly contributes more than $51 billion annually to the Australian economy and supports more than 350,000 jobs across the nation, new research has revealed.

Monash IVF Group hacked, phishing emails sent to patients
Fertility business Monash IVF Group has had its internal email servers hacked, but has not made any public announcement about it yet.

Optus announces small business initiatives
Optus has unveiled a suite of initiatives it says are designed to support small businesses to improve their operations, growth and profitability.

Data breach risk from lag in adoption of cloud security
The use of cloud applications has grown extensively over the past 12 month, says new research. But a significant gap between the adoption of cloud-based tools and cloud security technologies increases the risk of data breaches.