Australian-developed remote management technology from Opengear has simplified finding and fixing faults in networks at Europe’s first carbon-neutral data campus and the site of the world’s cleanest cloud.
Opengear recently announced that Infragreen A/S, a leading high-tech company within fibre infrastructure and data centre operations, has selected Opengear technology to streamline site deployment processes and troubleshooting.
The 4Chan nude celebrity photo hack reveals password protection has passed its use-by date warns Derek Morwood, regional manager for unified identity management leader Centrify.
The 4Chan scandal, which broke at the start of the month, saw intimate images of stars including actress Jennifer Lawrence and model Kate Upton posted anonymously on the 4Chan website after allegedly being hacked from online storage services such as iCloud.
Apple protests that its iCloud systems weren’t compromised, suggesting that hackers managed to gain illegal access to the images by figuring out passwords and the answers to personal security questions.
Derek Morwood said the security breach was just the latest proof that passwords were passé. “Passwords no longer provide the protection we need for an online world,” he said.
A global licensing deal for an SA-developed water filtration breakthrough is just the first step by SA commercialisation company ITEK to put the innovative technology on the world stage.
In July, ITEK announced that a fully-owned subsidiary of global water services company Hyflux had signed a worldwide licensing agreement for the University of South Australia-developed hydrophilic (water-loving) filtration technology.
Hyflux, a Singapore-based company with operations in South East Asia, China, India, the Middle East and North Africa, will further develop the hydrophilic filtration technology for use in its water treatment products globally.
As 4700 Victorians households this month receive NBN Co notices about disconnecting their copper telephone lines, iiNet is advising consumers not to panic about migrating to the National Broadband Network.
Since May, NBN Co has progressively announced areas in Australia that have reached the deadline for ageing copper telephone networks to be disconnected permanently as part of moving to the NBN.
From Sunday, October 5, 2600 South Morang households and businesses will join that urgent migration list. About 2100 premises at Bacchus Marsh hit the deadline on the same day.
However iiNet NBN Product Manager Rachael McIntyre advises consumers that there is no need to panic about this impending deadline. “While phone and Internet services won’t stop working on that date, they will shortly, so it really is time for people to upgrade to the NBN,” she said.
Centrify Corporation overnight announced the launch of Centrify for Mac 2014.1, a core component of the Centrify User Suite, which makes it easier for organisations to manage and secure their Mac and iOS environments.
Centrify is the leader in unified identity managementacross data centre, cloud and mobile environments.
With this new release, Centrify is easing the burden for Mac administrators by giving them additional cloud-based management options while also enhancing its on-premises Active Directory support for the Mac platform. In addition, Centrify has enhanced its mobile device management capabilities to include support for iOS 8.