Brett Winterford

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One of Australia’s most experienced technology journalists, former iTnews Group Editor Brett Winterford has written about the business of technology for 15 years.

Awarded Business Journalist and Technology Journalist of the year at the 2004 ITjourno awards and Editor of the Year at the 2009 Publishers Australia 'Bell' awards, Winterford has extensive experience in both the business and technology press, writing for such publications as the Australian Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald.

As editor of iTnews Brett has led a team of award-winning journalists; delivered speeches at industry events; authored, commissioned and edited research papers, curated technology conferences [The iTnews Executive Summit and Australian Data Centre Strategy Summit and also shares the judging of the annual Benchmark Awards.

Brett's areas of specialty include enterprise software, cloud computing and IT services.



Recent articles for Brett Winterford

Cloud pioneer David Kennedy quits the public service 
Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
NSW Trade and Investment CIO moves into financial services sector.
 
Mi9's secret is out: 'all-in' on public cloud 
Dec 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Migrates server farm to AWS.
 
ACMA creates self-service portal for malware diagnosis 
Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Botnet cleaning made somewhat simpler for ISPs, network operators.
 
Pub punters can pay for beers, bets using their phone 
Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tabcorp to roll out beacons in gaming outlets.
 
At the top of her game 
Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
A decision to bring digital operations back in-house three years ago has paid big dividends for Tabcorp.
 
Encryption, tokenisation to shape future PCI compliance 
Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
PCI Security Council mulls response to retail malware attacks.
 
Netflix announces Australian launch 
Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Will the telcos play ball?
 
Innovating in the sleepy super industry 
Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
There’s little incentive to be on the bleeding edge, so why is Andrew Todd fighting so hard?
 
Debunking the innovation myth 
Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Banks don’t need chief innovation, data or digital officers, says Westpac’s Dave Curran. They’ve just got to get on with the job.
 
AWS pushes deeper into IT management 
Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Puts giants of the IT industry on notice.
 
NAB tech team told to build now, mop up later 
Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Build of complete tech stack prioritised over customer migrations.
 
Telstra to host VMware's next hybrid cloud 
Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Melbourne instance to launch first.
 
Culture: the one thing a bank can't buy 
Nov 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Making the most of the digital opportunity requires companies to fundamentally disrupt the way they work.
 
Megaport spins off fibre business 
Oct 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Slattery eyes global expansion for Megaport, listing for fibre business.
 
Privacy law: Making it stick 
Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Q&A with Australia's Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim.
 
The CISO’s dilemma: Do you trust your partner’s partner? 
Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] How far down the chain do you check?
 
Cloud, big data propel bank CISOs into the boardroom 
Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
And this time, they are welcome.
 
Obama signs Executive Order on payment security 
Oct 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Backs microchips and PINs.
 
How to cage a compute beast 
Oct 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Introducing Australia's high performance computing all-stars.
 
ASD staff move into Australia’s new security hub 
Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Seeks to exchange threat data with telcos, other industries.
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