Stories by Hamish Barwick

Huawei urges world to step back from online 'Wild West'

Huawei may have been barred by the Australian federal government from National Broadband Network (NBN) deals on security grounds, but the Chinese vendor has invited governments to review its security capabilities in a new white paper.

Navigating the cloud security minefield

Cloud could well be an IT executive’s dream come true – a chance to reduce costs and potentially free up money for other IT projects. However, getting through the minefield of fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) from various quarters about cloud security can be eased by creating a contingency plan and being aware of legislation in Australia and overseas.

Network Ten flicks on IT networking upgrade

Australian television station, Network Ten, has streamlined studio to studio broadcasting speeds following the consolidation of three disparate networks into two wide area networks (WANs).

ACMA clients targeted with phishing emails

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has warned people not to open phishing emails claiming to be from ACMA as the email is designed to gather Internet account details.

Dell's Australian data centre coming soon: Kremer

Dell Australia and New Zealand managing director, Joe Kremer, has confirmed at a quarterly business briefing in Sydney that its planned Australian data centre won't be a "long time away".

Dell's Australian datacentre coming soon: Kremer

Dell Australia and New Zealand managing director, Joe Kremer, has confirmed at a quarterly business briefing in Sydney that its planned Australian datacentre won't be a "long time away".

Windows 8 tablets could upset the Apple cart: Dell

Dell is cautiously rubbing its hands with anticipation over the impending launch of Windows 8 in October 2012, claiming the touch orientated operating system could offer a real alternative to Apple iOS in the tablet space.

ACC slammed over data breach

The New Zealand Privacy Commissioner, Marie Shroff, has taken the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) to task over its August 2011 data breach of 6748 client's details, saying the corporation displayed an "almost cavalier attitude" towards data protection.

Coles deploys PayPass across all stores

Australian supermarket operator, Coles, has deployed MasterCard’s PayPass technology across 749 stores, enabling customers with eligible credit cards to pay without having to sign or provide a personal identification number (PIN).

Holograms may appear at future Olympics: Report

Holograms of events could be projected from one stadium to another at the 2024 Olympic Games as the holographic technology continues to develop, according to a new report authored by experts from the IT and sporting industries.

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