Brett Winterford

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 by Brett Winterford

Cloud pioneer David Kennedy quits the public service

Cloud pioneer David Kennedy quits the public service

NSW Trade and Investment CIO moves into financial services sector.
Dec 5 2014 12:23PM
Mi9's secret is out: 'all-in' on public cloud

Mi9's secret is out: 'all-in' on public cloud

Migrates server farm to AWS.
Dec 1 2014 10:46AM
ACMA creates self-service portal for malware diagnosis

ACMA creates self-service portal for malware diagnosis

Botnet cleaning made somewhat simpler for ISPs, network operators.
Nov 28 2014 6:59AM
Pub punters can pay for beers, bets using their phone

Pub punters can pay for beers, bets using their phone

Tabcorp to roll out beacons in gaming outlets.
Nov 26 2014 7:00AM
At the top of her game

At the top of her game

A decision to bring digital operations back in-house three years ago has paid big dividends for Tabcorp.
Nov 26 2014 6:07AM
Encryption, tokenisation to shape future PCI compliance

Encryption, tokenisation to shape future PCI compliance

PCI Security Council mulls response to retail malware attacks.
Nov 19 2014 12:10PM
Netflix announces Australian launch

Netflix announces Australian launch

Updated: Will the telcos play ball?
Nov 19 2014 10:12AM
Innovating in the sleepy super industry

Innovating in the sleepy super industry

There’s little incentive to be on the bleeding edge, so why is Andrew Todd fighting so hard?
Nov 19 2014 6:37AM
Debunking the innovation myth

Debunking the innovation myth

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.
Nov 14 2014 6:54AM
AWS pushes deeper into IT management

AWS pushes deeper into IT management

Puts giants of the IT industry on notice.
Nov 13 2014 6:08AM
NAB tech team told to build now, mop up later

NAB tech team told to build now, mop up later

Build of complete tech stack prioritised over customer migrations.
Nov 6 2014 2:05PM
Telstra to host VMware's next hybrid cloud

Telstra to host VMware's next hybrid cloud

Melbourne instance to launch first.
Nov 5 2014 7:01AM
Culture: the one thing a bank can't buy

Culture: the one thing a bank can't buy

Making the most of the digital opportunity requires companies to fundamentally disrupt the way they work.
Nov 3 2014 10:45AM
Megaport spins off fibre business

Megaport spins off fibre business

Slattery eyes global expansion for Megaport, listing for fibre business.
Oct 27 2014 2:11PM
Privacy law: Making it stick

Privacy law: Making it stick

Q&A with Australia's Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim.
Oct 22 2014 6:40PM
The CISO’s dilemma: Do you trust your partner’s partner?

The CISO’s dilemma: Do you trust your partner’s partner?

[Blog post] How far down the chain do you check?
Oct 22 2014 1:10PM
Cloud, big data propel bank CISOs into the boardroom

Cloud, big data propel bank CISOs into the boardroom

And this time, they are welcome.
Oct 20 2014 6:25AM
Obama signs Executive Order on payment security

Obama signs Executive Order on payment security

Backs microchips and PINs.
Oct 19 2014 5:25PM
How to cage a compute beast

How to cage a compute beast

[Blog post] Introducing Australia's high performance computing all-stars.
Oct 17 2014 11:26AM
ASD staff move into Australia’s new security hub

ASD staff move into Australia’s new security hub

Seeks to exchange threat data with telcos, other industries.
Oct 16 2014 10:59AM

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