Samira Sarraf

Samira Sarraf

Regional Editor for Australia and New Zealand

With years of experience covering technology and business across the IT channel, Samira Sarraf manages the enterprise IT content at and writes for the CIO.com, CSO Online, and Computerworld editions in Australia and New Zealand.

Articles by Samira Sarraf

Australia’s IT leadership moves 2022
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Australia’s IT leadership moves 2022

Digital transformation has continued to gain space across public and private sectors. As IT is the fuel for digitisation, enterprise technology leaders are increasingly being sought after by companies. CIO Australia consistently tracks the moves of IT leaders. Here’s an update on the moves of Australian IT leaders starting from June 2022.
July 24, 2022
An Australian CIO’s guide to blockchain: Part 2
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An Australian CIO’s guide to blockchain: Part 2

The Australian Securities Exchange had a very clear business case when it decided to build a distributed ledger technology to replace its ageing system CHESS.
February 25, 2020
How Bupa is taking charge of its data
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How Bupa is taking charge of its data

Bupa Australia and New Zealand is aiming to improve its data governance in a multi-year project that will enable the healthcare provider to understand the 'complete lineage' of information across the organisation.rn
February 17, 2020
Healthscope appoints Mitra Minai to newly-created CISO role
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Healthscope appoints Mitra Minai to newly-created CISO role

Melbourne-based private hospitals operator Healthscope has appointed Mitra Minai to the newly created chief information security officer (CISO) role as it focuses on addressing security challenges in the health industry.rn
February 12, 2020
Syed Ahmed joins joint venture InnoWell
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Syed Ahmed joins joint venture InnoWell

Syed Ahmed has been appointed chief digital officer for InnoWell, a joint venture between The University of Sydney and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) that has built a digital platform aimed at transforming the mental health system.
February 10, 2020
RMIT puts $6M towards Blockchain Innovation Hub
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RMIT puts $6M towards Blockchain Innovation Hub

RMIT has announced a $6 million investment in its Blockchain Innovation Hub (BIH) as the University aims to become a leader in research and engagement in blockchain.
February 10, 2020
CBA plans to launch dozens of digital businesses
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CBA plans to launch dozens of digital businesses

The Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has launched a venture building entity, X15 Ventures, as part of a $1 billion annual tech investment that will see the organisation launch dozens of digital businesses.
February 2, 2020
Microsoft issues patches to critical systems following NSA tipoff
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Microsoft issues patches to critical systems following NSA tipoff

Microsoft has released updates for Microsoft Windows after being tipped off by the US National Security Agency (NSA) that there was a serious flaw in the operating system that is believed to be affecting millions of computers.
January 14, 2020
Cyber scammers take advantage of bushfire crisis
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Cyber scammers take advantage of bushfire crisis

With the fire season in Australia resulting in loss of lives, property damage and unprecedented loss of wildlife, scammers are wasting no time to take advantage of those wishing to help.
January 13, 2020