Stories by Hamish Barwick


NAB says goodbye to Bitcoin traders

National Australia Bank (NAB) has confirmed that it will be ending ties with Bitcoin traders after a letter was sent to business customers who trade in crypto currencies.

Securing your data in a BYOD world

With people handing in their company-supplied smartphone for their own consumer device such as an iPhone, it has become harder for IT managers to keep control of who is accessing their network and what information users have on their phone.

In pictures: Facebook's Sydney office

Facebook opened the doors of its Sydney office to media for a privacy briefing this week. Computerworld Australia senior journalist Hamish Barwick was given a tour and snapped the following images of the social media company's Australian operations.

Facebook responds to privacy concerns

User feedback has led Facebook to start testing a popup privacy checkup message for users when they post content. The company is also planning to enable users to set restrictions on past cover photos in the coming months.

ACMA launches Indigenous cyber safety campaign

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has launched cyber safety videos and resources to discourage sexting and cyber bullying amongst Indigenous communities around Australia.

In pictures: Arbor Networks opens Sydney development centre

Arbor Networks opened the doors to its Sydney research and development centre recently. The centre was opened following the vendor’s acquisition of security analytics firm Packetloop in September 2013 and has being used to develop new security products.