Dan Tehan, the new minister in charge of the government’s cyber-security program, used his maiden public address to turn attention to our national security vulnerabilities. Mr Tehan warned that Australia’s exposure to hackers, cyber-terrorists and rogue states should be addressed as a matter of priority.
With the rise of cloud computing, many analysts had written off the traditional role of Managed Services Providers (MSPs). As Public Cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) became increasingly powerful, reliable and affordable, it appeared that MSPs would be unable to compete.
The original function of an MSP was to remotely manage a customer's hosted technology, infrastructure and applications, generally on a proactive basis under a monthly subscription model. This approach has enjoyed a successful run, considering the remarkable changes in technology over the past decade.
Australians are happier with their mobile service, but increasingly dissatisfied with their Internet connection.
Over 112,000 complaints were lodged with the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) over the past year in relation to mobile, landline and Internet services. Mobile grievances fell by over 25% to a nine-year low, but complaints about Internet services rose 22% to a five-year high.
Socially Engineered Malware (SEM) refers to a type of attack that tricks users into installing unsafe software. The download may be disguised as a tool that makes your computer run faster, but in reality it’s a malicious application. And according to a recent report by cyber-security advisors NSS Labs, the Microsoft Edge browser is the most effective browser for blocking attacks of this nature.
At a recent European trade show for photographers and videographers, SanDisk unveiled its latest SD memory card with a massive one terabyte of storage capacity - more than many home computers. The record-breaking card comes just two years after SanDisk revealed the world’s first 512GB SD card in 2014, and sixteen years after SanDisk released its first 64MB SD card.
A botnet of hijacked devices on the Internet of Things has overwhelmed one of the world’s premier providers of Distributed Denial of Service protection. The target of the attack was a popular blog managed by former Washington Post staffer Brian Krebs. His site, Krebs on Security, was under the protection of Akamai Technologies, a global leader in Content Delivery Network services.
Australia’s most advanced free public Wi-Fi network recently launched in Melbourne, delivering world-class Internet access to users across all Melbourne CBD train stations, as well as Queen Victoria Market, the Bourke St Mall, and South Wharf Promenade at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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