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.

Survey shows highest and lowest paid Aussie IT jobs

18 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Robert Walters' latest Salary Survey shows the IT jobs that are expected to command the highest and lowest salaries and hourly rates in 2020.

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.

Australia faces risk of 'leakware' attacks

14 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A cybersecurity expert is warning Australian councils and governments to be wary of an emerging ransomware attack method known as leakware.

The IBM researcher who changed the world

12 November, 2019

Robert H Dennard, the inventor of DRAM, has been awarded the semiconductor industry's top honour.

Microsoft may finally resolve the Macro threat

11 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has announced a range of security enhancements aimed at providing "endpoint security from Microsoft, not just for Microsoft".

ACSC urges vigilance over "concerning" cyber threats

11 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre is continuing to monitor the cyber threats posed by the Emotet malware campaign and the weaponised BlueKeep exploit.

Australia is 12th largest open source user outside US

07 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia is the 12th largest region outside of the US measured by clones and forks of open source software on GitHub.

Has Google really reached quantum supremacy? Yes and no...

30 October, 2019

Google claims it has achieved quantum supremacy, but IBM's not ready to concede just yet...

E-waste disposal — the other data security threat?

30 October, 2019 by Paul McInerney, Vice-President, ITPA | Supplied by: Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA)

It's important that IT professionals and organisations put in place policies for the safe disposal of storage devices and the data they contain.

Australian firms need to rethink their cloud security

29 October, 2019

Over half of Australian enterprises believe their cloud's security is sufficient to protect them from cloud-based cyber threats, according to a new study.

One-off security installation 'not enough', says TCG

28 October, 2019

Mobile device and OS designers should consider their products' security a 'work in progress', rather than a one-off activity, TCG has said.

ACSC issues national alert over malware campaign

28 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has issued a threat advisory covering the widespread Emotet Trojan campaign.

Process killed the innovation star

16 October, 2019 by Sean Bates

Limiting our focus to a particular process or solution rather than the desired outcome of our customer is an easy trap to fall into, says ITPA's Sean Bates.

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