Consumer awareness of bad emails and dodgy attachments is high in Australia but the bad news is that these are the old attack methods from five years ago, according to the latest Norton Cybercrime report.
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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.
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.
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).
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 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 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".
NextDC (ASX:NXT) has unveiled its 6000 square metre data centre, known as C1, in Canberra as part of a strategy to target government clients.
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.
Acting Victorian Privacy Commissioner, Anthony Bendall, has slammed the federal government's proposed two-year Web and telecommunications data retention laws as "characteristic of a police state".
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.
Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) has decided to partly rebrand its recent acqusition, New Zealand IT services firm, Maxnet, under the Vocus banner.
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).
The adoption of the Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 will pave the way for Australia to join the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime, according to Federal Attorney-General Nicola Roxon.
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.