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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tamper Protection added to Windows Security

15 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has added a new Tamper Protection feature that will be enabled by default on the free and paid versions of the Windows Defender Antivirus product.

Microsoft ready to release next Windows 10 update

15 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has revealed it is ready to release a relatively feature-sparse Windows 10 November 2019 update.

Phishing sites using HTTPS to trick users

14 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly a third (29%) of phishing web pages uncovered by Webroot during 1H19 were using HTTPS encryption to appear legitimate.

Drupalgeddon2 flaw still being exploited

14 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Akamai researchers have uncovered an attack campaign seeking to exploit the critical Drupalgeddon2 vulnerability that was patched in March 2018.

Attackers exploiting VPN vulnerabilities

11 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has warned of a threat campaign targeting vulnerabilities in unpatched VPNs from Pulse Secure, Fortinet and Palo Alto.

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