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Best of 2019: Getting to grips with privacy obligations

30 December, 2019 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA)

Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today, a panel of experts discusses Australia's privacy compliance rules.


Best of 2019: Cloud customers still making basic security mistakes

27 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today we take another look at security essentials for the cloud.


WCD attacks still a significant issue

18 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The highly publicised web cache detection vulnerability is still plaguing a number of the world's top websites nearly two years after its discovery.


The highs and lows of IT in 2019

18 December, 2019 by Robert Hudson | Supplied by: Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA)

Implementation of legislation, ongoing security challenges, the nbn, skills visas and many other topics dominated the IT headlines in 2019.


All the world's top 500 supercomputers run Linux

16 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

All 500 of the world's fastest supercomputers use Linux, and nearly half are located in China, according to the latest TOP500 list.


Microsoft launches Teams for Linux preview

16 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has launched a public preview of its Microsoft Teams collaboration app for Linux.


Cryogenic chip step towards viable quantum computers

12 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Intel Australia Pty Ltd

Intel's new cryogenic control chip could bring us closer to a practical, commercially viable quantum computer.


ITPA member survey — please participate!

12 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA)

We want your help to improve our member services, so please take two minutes to fill in our short online survey.


Does Australia really have an ICT skills shortage?

04 December, 2019 by Sean Bates, ITPA | Supplied by: Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA)

Industry complains of the lack of skilled IT staff while at the same time students are flocking to our universities. Where does the truth lie?


Australian-led operation takes down hacking tool

03 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AFP has led an international law enforcement action taking down a website hosting a remote access trojan hacking tool.


Microsoft names next Windows 10 feature update

03 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The company has released the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19033 in both the fast and slow rings of the Insider program.


ASX100 firms vulnerable to email security risks

02 December, 2019

86% of ASX100 companies aren't implementing email security best practices, leaving them vulnerable to malicious emails, according to Proofpoint.


Regulators rebuke iiNet, Telstra, Optus

02 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Regulators have taken enforcement action against iiNet, Telstra and Optus for breaching their regulatory obligations.


Playing into the hands of the criminals

20 November, 2019 by Robert Hudson, ITPA

Law enforcement agencies are calling for backdoors to be installed in encryption apps. These tools will almost certainly be exploited by criminals.


GitHub on mission to secure the world's open source software

18 November, 2019

GitHub has launched GitHub Security Lab, a platform designed to empower people to secure the world's open source code.


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