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  • ​Regaining trust after a digital government failure

    Who could forget #censusfail last year? After a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack and concerns over potential loss of data during the 2016 Census, the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Census site was shut down for days. Once it was eventually restored on 11 August 2016, it was successfully used by millions of Australians to submit their census data.

    Written by Dean Lacheca30 March 17 14:59
  • Enterprise security testing: What are you missing?

    For all the advances in enterprise networking over the years there's been one big step backward: security testing. Relatively few enterprises today conduct regular security tests in-house, relying instead on occasional tests by outside consultants or, more dangerously, just taking vendor claims at face value.

    Written by Aswath Mohan, director of marketing, Spirent Communications12 Dec. 12 15:13
  • Local DDoS testbed bids to future-proof systems

    Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology hope to test and mitigate the risks of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack by creating and running their own internal testbed.

    Written by James Hutchinson21 Sept. 10 12:53
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