A Futuristic Review of Cyber Defence

Cyber age has begun in the previous century and includes everything related to the web, computers and mobile technologies. As cyberspace has been developing, some security concerns have appeared. The future of computing technologies is clear – we are going quantum. But, how would be the future of cyber defence? Let’s say, we will get …

Cyber Skills Shortage in Australia

As we live in the era of digital technologies, cybersecurity concerns are getting more and more frequent and serious. The Government agencies and other organisations need to protect their IT facilities while cybercrime severity increases. Similarly, as everywhere in the world, Australia is facing up these issues as well. The trend shows that the entire …

Security Challenges in Cloud Computing

Although cloud computing can help companies accomplish more by breaking the physical bonds between an IT infrastructure and its users, heightened security threats must be overcome in order to benefit fully from this new computing paradigm that offers an innovative business model for organizations to adopt IT without upfront investment. Despite the potential gains achieved …

Levels of Cyber Intelligence

When one considers the decision-making and planning necessary to conduct malicious cyber activity, it becomes easier to understand how it is not simply an “on-the-network” fight. There is no broadly accepted delineation of the various levels of cyber activities. However, it may be useful—and somewhat instructive—to consider thinking of the cyber domain through a framework …

International Conference on Digital Discrimination and Social Networks Online

Recently, I had a chance to attend and participate at the ICUD International Conference: Digital Discrimination and Social Networks that took place takes on March 13 and 14, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. The ICUD Project aims to Creatively Unveil hidden forms of Discrimination on the Internet, especially on social network sites such as Facebook, and …

Linux.conf.au 2013: ‘Nerdvana’ in Canberra

During the last week of January, approximately 700 IT professionals and enthusiastic hobbyists descended on Canberra to jointly create an intensive learning experience. Each year the call goes out across the intertubes to gather together open source geeks for  Linux Conference Australia. Linux.conf.au, or simply LCA, is one of the largest open source conferences in the southern …

Conversations With Google

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”, Arthur C. Clarke Google is undoubtedly the world’s most sophisticated search engine today, yet it’s nowhere near the true information companion we seek. This article explores the future of human-computer interaction and proposes how search engines will learn and interact with their users in the future. Amy’s Conversation …