Stories by Hamish Barwick

Reject Shop expands MDM to Android

Previously relying solely on Windows CE-based barcode scanners, The Reject Shop turned to Android-based Zebra MC40 handheld computers to offer a richer set of features to staff and improve customers' in-store experience.

​DDoS attacks reach 500Gbps

The size of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks globally continues to grow, with the largest being 500 gigabits per second according to the latest report by Arbor Networks.

Drop in security pros’ confidence they can beat attacks

Confidence among CSOs and security operations managers that their security infrastructure is up to date and that their organisations are able to thwart attacks has dropped, according to the latest edition of Cisco’s annual security report.

Survey finds security pros uneasy over govt backdoor access

Security professionals around the world have roundly opposed giving governments backdoor access to encrypted information systems and also voiced concerns about privacy being compromised to implement cybersecurity laws according to an ISACA survey.

​Bank of Melbourne suffers IT systems outage

Bank of Melbourne, St. George and BankSA mobile, Internet and phone banking services were restored at 11am today after being affected earlier in the morning due to an IT systems outage.