Kathryn Small

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In pictures: Hundreds protest proposed internet filters

In pictures: Hundreds protest proposed internet filters

Waving banners and shouting "shame", hundreds of people gathered in cities around Australia to protest against Senator Conroy's proposed internet filters.
Dec 15 2008 12:23PM
Hundreds protest net filtering on Conroy’s new blog

Hundreds protest net filtering on Conroy’s new blog

Just 24 hours since its launch, hundreds of people have used Senator Conroy's new blog as a place to protest against his proposed net filtering scheme.
Dec 10 2008 2:38PM
40,000 servers, 20% of the world's traffic: Akamai ten years on

40,000 servers, 20% of the world's traffic: Akamai ten years on

Ten years since its creation, distributed computing platform Akamai now delivers 20 per cent of the world’s internet traffic by request. iTnews talks to Stuart Spiteri about high speed internet delivery around the world.
Dec 2 2008 1:27PM
Secrets of the underground economy

Secrets of the underground economy

In IRC channels and web-based forums, the underground economy is thriving, according to the latest year-long report by Symantec. Find out how much a botnet or a set of credit card details would cost you.
Dec 1 2008 1:11PM
Despite reports, Telstra and Second Life remain inseparable

Despite reports, Telstra and Second Life remain inseparable

It’s a match made in heaven: Telstra is Australia’s biggest telco and ISP, while Second Life is one of the world’s hottest social networking tools. So when the media reported that “the game was almost over” for Second Life, Telstra was quick to defend its investment.
Nov 28 2008 2:20PM
Net filters debated by experts at cyberlaw forum

Net filters debated by experts at cyberlaw forum

One catchphrase was repeated over and over throughout the Internet Filtering and Censorship Forum yesterday: “The internet sees censorship as damage and routes around it.”
Nov 28 2008 6:22AM
Can Quark XPress win back customers?

Can Quark XPress win back customers?

Can Quark XPress claw its way back into the desktop publishing space? iTnews talks to Alex Nemeth, regional business director A/NZ, about Quark XPress 8 – and why users should give it another look.
Nov 25 2008 3:31PM
SAP launches software packages for economic downturn

SAP launches software packages for economic downturn

Global software giant SAP has responded to the economic downturn by creating software bundles designed to cope with difficult times.
Nov 24 2008 2:54PM
Week in review: net filters, NBN, CEOs, security and hardware

Week in review: net filters, NBN, CEOs, security and hardware

It's been a busy week in the Australian tech industry. Both the NBN and net filters are due to happen in weeks, so companies and government departments are scrambling on all sides. Overseas, several companies have dropped their CEOs or hired new ones. Read on for more information.
Nov 22 2008 1:32PM
Key management is crucial to cloud computing: Dunkelberger

Key management is crucial to cloud computing: Dunkelberger

Key management and cross-application encryption will be the next big thing, according to new research by the Ponemon Institute commissioned by PGP Corporation.

Nov 21 2008 3:55PM
Key management is crucial to cloud computing: Dunkelberger

Key management is crucial to cloud computing: Dunkelberger

Key management and cross-application encryption will be the next big thing, according to new research by the Ponemon Institute commissioned by PGP Corporation.

Nov 21 2008 3:35PM
Aussie SaaS offering helps small businesses with people management

Aussie SaaS offering helps small businesses with people management

Workforce Guardian is an SaaS offering that manages employee relations. iTnews looks at how the Aussie start-up jumped into the SaaS world.
Nov 21 2008 2:25PM
Blacklists, whitelists and heuristics: Symantec describes new threats

Blacklists, whitelists and heuristics: Symantec describes new threats

iTnews talks to Vincent Weafer, VP Security Response, Symantec, about how server-side polymorphism is changing the security landscape.
Nov 20 2008 2:06PM
1000 people, police, queue up for Wrath of the Lich King launch

1000 people, police, queue up for Wrath of the Lich King launch

So many people turned up to last night’s Sydney launch of Wrath of the Lich King that the police arrived to ask organisers to turn the music down.
Nov 14 2008 3:19PM
Betrayal at Telstra: CEPU starts recruiting for Terria

Betrayal at Telstra: CEPU starts recruiting for Terria

According to an internal memo leaked to iTnews, the CEPU – the union representing many Telstra staff – will start recruiting staff for the Optus-led Terria consortium, and publicly declared its support for Terria in a statement.
Nov 14 2008 12:09AM
Attacks at 40Gb/s: Arbor talks about ISP-level security

Attacks at 40Gb/s: Arbor talks about ISP-level security

iTnews interviewed Nick Race, Australian Manager of Arbor Networks, about the size and strength of new malicious attacks, Australian vulnerability, and how inter-ISP networks provided better security than end-user software.
Nov 13 2008 2:20PM
HP shows off US$350,000 Halo video conferencing room

HP shows off US$350,000 Halo video conferencing room

HP demonstrated its US$350,000 Halo room, located in the company’s Rhodes office, that integrates audio, video and software in an end-to-end package for large enterprise businesses. See photos and more details.
Nov 11 2008 3:24PM
Unified Comms experts talk about ROI, Google, govt and philosophy

Unified Comms experts talk about ROI, Google, govt and philosophy

At the Frost & Sullivan ICT Roundtable, representatives from five major unified communications (UC) firms talked about demonstrating ROI to potential clients, the philosophy behind product development, the use of UC in government and Google's role in the expanding market.
Nov 10 2008 3:02PM
Simplified UC tools will dominate market in 2009: analyst

Simplified UC tools will dominate market in 2009: analyst

Unified communications (UC)-as-a-service was the future of the UC industry, an analyst told guests at yesterday’s Frost & Sullivan ICT Roundtables.
Nov 7 2008 3:03PM
VeriSign boasts secure authentication in the cloud

VeriSign boasts secure authentication in the cloud

VeriSign today announced strong growth for its VIP identity protection service, including the imminent launch of DocLocker, an online document storage system.
Nov 6 2008 2:26PM

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