Stories by Hamish Barwick


Canberra Raiders become first major sports sponsorship for Huawei

Huawei might be barred from any National Broadband Network (NBN) deals on security grounds, but the capital’s National Rugby League (NRL) team, the Canberra Raiders, has chosen the company as its major sponsor.

Written by Hamish Barwick30 March 12 16:09

DNSChanger malware victims may face internet switch off: ACMA

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has urged Australian internet users who may be DNSChanger victims to remove the malware form their computers before 9 July or face no internet service when domain name system (DNS) servers maintained by the FBI are switched off.

Written by Hamish Barwick30 March 12 15:16

Australian data breaches costs rising: Symantec

Data breach costs are continuing to have an impact on Australian companies with some organisations reporting a loss of $2.16 million, according to a new study from Symantec and the Ponemon Institute.

Written by Hamish Barwick30 March 12 11:11

Q&A: SAP CIO, Oliver Bussmann

SAP global chief information officer, Oliver Bussmann, is kept busy juggling two roles — CIO and executive vice-president — at the German software company’s headquarters in Walldorf, Germany.

Written by Hamish Barwick28 March 12 12:00

BYOD policy helps SAP Australia attract Gen Y workers

Introducing a bring your own device (BYOD) policy in September 2011 has enabled the Australian arm of German software company, SAP, to entice new employees who prefer using a tablet over the traditional desktop.

Written by Hamish Barwick28 March 12 11:57

MCA's new website, smartphone apps to boost art experience

Following a nine-month development project which began in July 2011 to overhaul its 10-year-old website, the New South Wales Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is set to unveil a new Web presence on 29 March this year where visitors can view selected art works and information about past or present collections online.

Written by Hamish Barwick26 March 12 16:21

ACMA calls for improved senior citizen cyber safety education

Improving cyber safety education of senior citizens through more targeted programs would greatly improve their confidence and get more elderly Australians online, according to an Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) submission to a Senate committee investigating cyber safety for senior Australians.

Written by Hamish Barwick23 March 12 16:56

In pictures: Cisco's world of solutions tour

Cisco took guests on a tour of its world of solutions area at the Melbourne conference. Delegates had access to free candy while checking out
the latest services from companies such as Telstra.

Written by Hamish Barwick23 March 12 12:16

In pictures: Cisco Live in Melbourne

Cisco's three day conference, Cisco Live, is taking place in Melbourne and began with a song and dance act involving the Queen song `Don't Stop Me Now.' Reported attendance numbers are at 2800.

Written by Hamish Barwick22 March 12 12:48

NBN trial sites to roll out e-health, education projects

National Broadband Network (NBN) trial sites in Townsville, Queensland and Armidale, New South Wales are in the process of rolling out separate trials over the NBN designed to help Townsville type two diabetes sufferers and, in Armidale, offer remote access to TAFE courses.

Written by Hamish Barwick22 March 12 12:28

ANZ Private Wealth uses telepresence to improve customer service

ANZ Bank investment services division, ANZ Private Wealth, has implemented a telepresence offering called Wealth Presence to allow customers easier access to its staff following a four-month trial which began in September 2011.

Written by Hamish Barwick21 March 12 16:51

AARNet video exchange kick starts academic research projects

Swinburne, Monash and Victoria Universities are amongst the first academic centres in Australia making use of a new video exchange service provided by Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) and Cisco which promises speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second. The video exchange has been in trial by the three universities since October ahead of its official launch this Monday.

Written by Hamish Barwick21 March 12 14:01

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