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Optus Business launches SD-WAN service

​Optus Business today stepped into the burgeoning local software-defined wide area network market, hot on the heels of rival Macquarie Telecom which launched its own service last month.

Written by George Nott14 Sept. 17 12:04

Business leaders overconfident on compliance prep, suggests survey

​Business leaders are brimming with confidence about their ability to comply with the fast approaching General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Notifiable Data Breaches Act, but their self-assurance may be misplaced, suggests a survey.

Written by CIO Staff06 Sept. 17 11:28

This drone could help inspect flooded infrastructure

A drone on show at IFA in Berlin would need no authorization from the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority to play its part in relief efforts in Houston, Texas, following Hurricane Harvey.

Written by Peter Sayer02 Sept. 17 23:14

CSIRO says hello to new CISO

The CSIRO has appointed Jayne Leighton as chief information security officer.

Written by George Nott22 Aug. 17 16:54

AI experts call for immediate action against autonomous weapons

An international group of artificial intelligence and robotics experts have signed an open letter to the United Nations to halt the use of autonomous weapons they say threaten to create a ‘third revolution in warfare’.

Written by George Nott21 Aug. 17 09:58

Aussie businesses targeted in router, switch exploit

​The Australian Cyber Security Centre has seen local businesses hit by “cyber adversaries” attempting to extract configuration files from their routers and switches.

Written by Leon Spencer16 Aug. 17 13:20

What hackers think of your cybersecurity efforts

​A survey of 250 self-identified hackers at the twentieth annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas last month has revealed the security technologies they find toughest to beat.

Written by George Nott09 Aug. 17 12:46

CBA to spend $40m to improve suspicious activity monitoring tech

​Commonwealth Bank of Australia is spending $40 million to improve the technology used to monitor accounts and transactions for suspicious activity in the wake of a legal challenge from AUSTRAC accusing the bank of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism law breaches.

Written by George Nott09 Aug. 17 10:30

Why the CIO will report to the CISO

The position we call CISO today will be something more similar to the chief information operations officer, says Carbon Black's Jeffrey Guy.

Written by Jeffrey Guy28 July 17 15:08

US man arrested over Aussie DDoS attacks

A 37 year-old US citizen has been arrested in connection with serious offences relating to distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

Written by Samira Sarraf28 July 17 09:40

Facial recognition coming to Australian airports

The federal government will spend $22.5 million over the next three years deploying facial recognition technology at Australia’s airports, eliminating the need for travelers to produce passports at gates.

Written by Byron Connolly27 July 17 16:14
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