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DCA awarded ISO 27001 certification

DCA News

Database Consultants Australia (DCA) is pleased to announce we have been awarded ISO 27001 certification, the international standard that describes best practices for an ISMS (Information Security Management System). This builds on our long-established PCI-DSS certification, expanding the depth and breadth of our security practices.

How can Australian universities improve their ability to adapt to regulatory uncertainty?

Research Administration

Superficially small, ground-level changes can improve the adaptability of a whole organisation. For universities, cultural change, supporting staff and co-workers, and ensuring high-quality professional communication can make all the difference.

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In the wake of Australia’s Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Bill 2020 research administration is more important than ever

Research Administration

Australia’s Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Bill 2020  is the latest piece of legislation concerning foreign interference and national security at a federal level. It requires that states, territories, local governments and public universities notify the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of their foreign arrangements, with the aim of ensuring that such arrangements do not adversely affect Australia’s foreign relations and are consistent with Australia’s foreign policy.


Victoria University of Wellington Successfully Upgrades to ResearchMaster Enterprise Version 7

Research Administration, News

Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) in New Zealand have successfully completed a major upgrade of ResearchMaster, recently going live with ResearchMaster Enterprise version 7 (RME7) across multiple functionality areas.