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Australian Students lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to maths and science

A report conducted by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) indicates that Australian students are being outperformed by a majority of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, when it comes to mathematics and science. Over the last decade, these figures have remained largely unchanged, indicating that Australia has a long way … Continue reading “Australian Students lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to maths and science”

Social Engineering poised to dominate the year ahead

With the internet and mobile devices playing an increasingly central role in our everyday lives, there are more and more opportunities for cybercriminals to access sensitive personal and business information via these communication platforms. While cybercrime comes in many forms, malicious social engineering attacks are a key security threat faced by individuals and businesses. These … Continue reading “Social Engineering poised to dominate the year ahead”

NDS Conference

On 5th and 6th December 2016, SoNET attended the NDS conference and showcased our iCase & NDIS services management software. We also used the opportunity to introduce our new iCaseGO mobile application, which works in conjunction with the iCase client and case management system. Find out more about iCaseGO

NDS set to speak out about important topics affecting the disability sector

With tight budgets within a challenging policy environment, there are many unanswered questions when it comes to understanding some of the complex issues surrounding the disability sector within Australia. With 4 million people reportedly living with a disability in this country, now is a good time for those working in mainstream or disability services to … Continue reading “NDS set to speak out about important topics affecting the disability sector”

How does Assessment Master fit in with Australia’s innovation strategy?

With the mining boom slowly coming to an end and agriculture taking a recent hit due to severe weather and competition from abroad, there is a great need to fill Australia’s exportation gap with different products and services, particularly in the technology and software sector. Exporting technology is Australia’s best chance to transform itself from … Continue reading “How does Assessment Master fit in with Australia’s innovation strategy?”

Security Alerts for Android devices due to Dresscode malware

Security Alerts for Android devices due to Dresscode malware When installing applications onto your Android phone, users should display caution, following several reported security breaches through the Google Play Services platform due to infected software. Up to 400 infected apps have been reportedly downloaded by hundreds of thousands of Google Play Users, using malicious software … Continue reading “Security Alerts for Android devices due to Dresscode malware”

NDIS – A new way for the future of disability management

NDIS – A new way for the future of disability management Those suffering from a disability, whether physical or mental, can often feel shut out of society and unable to experience meaningful participation in the community. While there has always been some level of community support to assist these people, there is hope that the … Continue reading “NDIS – A new way for the future of disability management”

The Rights – and Wrongs – of Internships

The recent difficulties of Greens leader Richard di Natale relate to the fair remuneration of live-in staff, but they highlight a closely related area of employment abuse – the use and misuse of unpaid interns. And they illustrate the appetite of the media for damaging exploitation narratives. Internships can provide a win-win outcome for inexperienced … Continue reading “The Rights – and Wrongs – of Internships”