In this series, Computerworld Australia examines some of the information security threats facing small businesses and larger enterprises today. We’ve looked at internal negligence and continue the series by speaking to experts about the problem of social engineering.
NextDC’s (ASX:NXT) new chief executive, Craig Scroggie, recently spoke to Computerworld Australia about what attracted him to the role after serving as managing director of Symantec Australia and where the data centre operator is heading in the future.
RailCorp’s auction of USB keys in 2011 did not meet obligations under the Privacy and Personal Information Protection (PPIP) Act 1998 because the thumb drives, which were lost property, contained personal information not protected against unauthorised access, according to a report released by the New South Wales Office of the Privacy Commissioner.
Telecommunications and data centre company, Vocus, laid two new fibre cable links in Sydney Harbour as part of a strategy to decrease connection latencies between Sydney’s central business district (CBD) and the ASX data centre in Gore Hill.
Former Symantec Australia managing director, Craig Scroggie, has been appointed chief executive of Melbourne-based data centre operator ,NextDC (ASX:NXT), to allow former chief executive, Bevan Slattery, more time to focus on the company’s data centre rollouts.
HP officially unveiled its 134,000 square metre Tier III data centre, Aurora, in West Sydney during June. The facility can deliver 4 megawatts of power with a target power usage effectiveness(PUE) of less than 1.3.
In this series, Computerworld Australia examines some of the information security threats facing small business and larger enterprises today. We begin by speaking to experts about the problem of 'internal negligence' and company processes that can put businesses at risk of a data breach.
Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) has issued a full year guidance for 2012 which forecasts the company's revenue to hit $47 million, an increase of 45 per cent on FY2011 revenue of $31 million, due to company acquisitions and growth in fibre/data centre services.
Former Fosters Group division, Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), has managed to cut delivery times from weeks to days and boosted its d customer service through the implementation of a new cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) system.
Following the news of a four-month email phishing campaign that has been targeting PayPal and American Express Australia customers with legitimate looking emails, security experts share their top four insights on what this means for users and the companies involved.
Lachlan McGill heads up information security at Melbourne-based Members Equity (ME) Bank. He recently spoke to Computerworld Australia’s Hamish Barwick about the bank’s IT projects and the specific challenges of security in the financial services industry.
Following the hacking of business social networking website LinkedIn, security industry analysts and experts share their top five insights on what this password leak means for Australian users and the company.
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