A cloud of uncertainty and a war of words have engulfed IT contractors, employers and casual employees because of proposed employment law changes to go before the South Australian Parliament tonight.
Stories by Julian Bajkowski and Michael Crawford
The IT security of Australian Web-hosting providers has come under serious question, with more than 30 state and local government Web sites defaced in the last six months – including the homepages of two locally hosted foreign diplomatic missions and the highly sensitive NSW Casino Control Board.
Competing computer security vendors racing against each other to find and publish new software vulnerabilities are pushing users to the brink. They need to grow up and start getting responsible about the way they release information into the community, AusCERT director Graeme Ingram has warned.