Value-added resellers (VARs) across Australia and New Zealand are struggling to obtain adequate security skills, according to recent findings from industry organisation CompTIA, and most are looking to other firms to plug those holes rather than trying to hire staff themselves.
David Braue |
21 Apr |
Cisco Senior Manager for Security and Trust, Jack Klecha says the key to understanding the risks in your network start by understanding what are you protecting.
Anthony Caruana |
15 Apr |
Ten years ago, security was a line item in most company IT strategies, if it was mentioned at all. But with the advent of mega-breaches in late 2013 through to nation state attacks such as the OPM breach a year ago IT security has leapt into the boardroom and C-suite.
Anthony Caruana |
14 Apr |
Siemens is working on a patch to address multiple industrial switches affected by the recently published DROWN vulnerability.
Liam Tung |
13 Apr |
Security is still seen as the biggest obstacle to embracing hybrid cloud environments as concerns over skills and resources surfaced in a recent survey. Little wonder, since security issues can affect anything – whether it's the massive Panama Papers data leak or even hacked routers and PABX systems, the latest victims in a series of attacks over the Easter long weekend.
David Braue |
11 Apr |
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When we tested next-generation firewalls last May, at least one important security vendor wasn't there: Cisco, because they weren't ready to be tested. Now that the ASA CX next-generation firewall has had a year to mature, we put the product through its paces, using the same methodology as our last NGFW test.
Joel Snyder |
17 Jun |
LANDesk’s foray into system, asset and user management is the latest version of its Total User
Management suite, which we’ll affectionately call TUM.
Ashton Mills |
29 May |
What is big, flexible, red and costs more than your average mid-range family sedan? Not a HSV—not quite that much—but this top of the range unified threat management (UTM) device (or in this case, XTM– the X presumably being a variable) is definitely in a high performance category. The XTM2050 from WatchGuard is one of a new breed of security devices that packs punch.
Matt Tett |
22 May |
Review of the Juniper EX4500 Ethernet switch. They connect desktops to servers in the data centre via a three-tier system of access, aggregation and core Ethernet switches.
Matt Tett |
17 Nov |
With data becoming more valuable, the need for security also gets greater. Today’s technology and working behaviours both facilitate data being easily transported. Information is far less static due to home working, multiple office sites, low cost USB storage devices and DVDs. With all these portable devices and data being moved from place to place we must be mindful of data backup.
Enex Testlab |
16 Oct |
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CSO & Enex Testlab join forces to deliver a first class IT Security event in Sydney's Four Seasons Hotel.
Abigail Swabey |
24 Sep |
Presentation by Russell Clarke and Mark Jones - Directors of RMSEC.
Russell Clarke and Mark Jones |
31 Jan |
These days barely a day goes by where there isn’t some sort of network security breach or hack or malfunction of some sort. This year too we had the rise of groups such as Anonymous and Lulz that sought out attention for their activities. Here we take a look at the year in pictures of some of the key security problems that grabbed our attention.
Michael Cooney |
08 Dec |
The complexity of encryption schemes has been increased dramatically in an attempt to outpace the development of computational tools designed to crack them. Now it's important to devise algorithms that can't be brute forced for trillions of years in the hopes that they will remain secure long enough to be useful before they, too, are broken. Here's a quiz about encryption to see how well you are versed in one of security's most important components. Keep track of your score and check at the end to see how well you stack up.
Tim Greene and Jim Duffy |
29 Sep |
Symantec Vision 2011 Sydney in pictures
Neerav Bhatt |
13 Sep |
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