The Australian security-as-a-service market climbed 17.2 per cent this year and was driven by increasing Cloud adoption, according to new research from analyst firm, Frost & Sullivan.
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Virgin Australia plans to ditch its traditional inflight entertainment screens in favour of a new system which will offer content to passengers on their personal devices using Wi-Fi technology.
Australians are been urged to comment on a proposed standard for national emergency messaging systems called Common Alerting Protocol (CAP).
The auction of 50 USB keys by RailCorp in Sydney has prompted an investigation by the NSW Privacy Commissioner into possible breaches of privacy laws around the use and distribution of personal information.
The Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, has launched an investigation into Telstra’s data breach which occurred on Friday when its customer service website was openly accessible on the Web.
Tax deductions, photo albums and Web source codes were just some of the kinds of personal information Sophos found on 50 USB keys purchased in a RailCorp lost property auction in Sydney.
The practice of “security by obscurity” on the Apple’s iOS needs to improve as smartphone adoption increases, according to Blue Coat US vice president of Cloud services, Anthony James.
Some Australian companies consider Cloud adoption more important than an updated information security strategy according to research conducted by consultancy firm, Ernst & Young.
The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has confirmed that a technical outage which occurred on 27 October was linked to a trading platform upgrade.
While 2011 is coming to an end, security threats show no sign of slowing down. UK-based Information Security Forum (ISF) vice president of sales and marketing, Steve Durbin, shared his four security predictions for 2012.
The aftermath of the RSA SecurID token attack which occurred in March and led to the replacement of thousands of tokens, has continued with the revelation that customers of Australian Internet service providers (ISPs), including Telstra and iiNet, may have been compromised.
Computerworld Australia: You have argued for the creation of an 'Internet Interpol'. How might that and law enforcement agencies work together to combat cybercrime?
McAfee's parent company, Intel, is set to work on five areas of collaboration with the security vendor over the next five years, including securing mobile devices and improved Cloud security.
Australian IT managers are battling technology equipment thieves with over half of those surveyed reporting losses this year, according to a Kensington business security report conducted by IDC Australia.
Shifting from analog to an encrypted digital radio network has meant faster response times and a more secure connection for the New Zealand Police when co-ordinating emergencies such as the recent Christchurch earthquake.