The Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) completed its third annual test drill last month with the Australian Computer Emergency Response Team (AusCERT) acting as chair of the event and working group.
Stories by Michael Crawford
Security analysts believe firms interested in network access control (NAC) products will quickly discover the technology is far from plug and play. As a result adoption of NAC (in its various vendor flavours) will be slow.
Antivirus firm Sophos has purchased US-based security company Endforce for an undisclosed sum.
More than 10,000 scouts and scout leaders will sport barcoded bracelets as opposed to woggles at the 2007 Australian Scouts Jamboree so medical teams and event officials can instantly confirm someone's identification and special medical needs.
In a bid to address ongoing concerns surrounding the protection of confidential health records, the National E-Health Transition Authority (NeHTA) has released a privacy blueprint which is open for public comment until the end of February, 2007.
The Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (SMEC) is currently rolling out a CRM tool globally to better organize tender bidding and subsequent contract win rates.
The increasing importance of business transformation has led to the creation of a new C-level title - the Chief Process Officer (CPO).
Brisbane-based software provider Mincom has announced another acquisition to strengthen its position in the utility market, which now accounts for 25 per cent of the company's overall revenue.
Cisco had made repeated attempts to acquire IronPort prior to finally stitching up the $AU1billion deal last week.
The current skills shortage is affecting most people in the salary range of between $50,000 and $80,000, according to a national survey released today.
Dell and Microsoft today announced a storage array that can serve up either file or block-based data and has software that supports features such as data snapshots and replication.
The quarterly Unisys security index released today has found the majority of Australians surveyed particularly savvy when it comes to personal information security, in particular choosing a PIN (personal identification number), destroying bank or credit card statements or even reading the privacy policies of organizations they have dealings with.
The Department of Veterans' Affairs last week extended an ICT outsourcing contract with IBM Australia in place since early 1992. The current contract will be run for four years, with two two-year contract extension options.
Organisers of the month-long arts and cultural fair the Sydney Festival have outsourced the production, planning and organizing platform for an enterprise resource planning (ERP) package to replace some seven disparate software applications previously in use.
First it was international piracy rings, now its customers, being blamed for Symantec's licensing debacle which has slowed the processing of licenses for an upgrade to one of the company's key Veritas data backup products.