More than 90 per cent of data centre operators are experiencing distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, according to Arbor Networks’ 8th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report.
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A fake app store that steals personal information on Android devices may have potentially stolen between 75,000 and 450,000 pieces of personal data such as contact details, according to security firm Symantec.
CIOs are focusing on digital technologies to drive business transformation but are still ‘stuck in a rut’ of managing day-to-day administrative IT activities, according to a new global CIO survey by research firm Gartner.
An online petition to make distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks a legalised form of free speech has been created on the whitehouse.gov website.
It’s that time of year again for every CIO to reflect and think about what they want for the coming year ahead. No, this doesn't have to involve gadgets or really, really cool technology. Instead, it’s a much broader wishlist that looks at some of the common challenges facing the modern CIO.
Analysts predict an uptake in trigeneration technology and data centre infrastructure management tools, and that there will be more consolidation of IT infrastructure, more sophisticated monitoring and reporting of energy use, and driving down energy costs will become a top priority for CIOs next year.
Facebook has announced it is going ahead with the changes to its Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, despite some users having issues with the voting process.
There's a gap between the needs of contact centres and the IT infrastructure that is used to help run their businesses, according to Dimension Data's Global Contact Centre Benchmarking Report 2012.
If there is one company that knows what it means to dare to try something different, it's Google. The company's chief technology advocate, Michael Jones, spoke with CIO Australia about innovation and how important it is for CIOs to create a company culture where failure is not feared, rather is seen as part of the process of innovation.
Bring your own device (BYOD) certainly involves all kinds of challenges in managing the security, infrastructure and support costs, which can be a burden for CIOs and IT departments.