Bad Certificates

Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organisation’s details (these are also known as SSL Certificates). When installed on a web server, or embedded into a web application, it invokes the https protocol (over port 443) and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser and appears to the user as the padlock in the internet browser  Read more

Going beyond the face value benefits of Cloud Computing: Part Two

Cloud Computing: Performance and Perception

Cloud computing doesn’t just change how ICT teams work, it changes the entire organisation. The benefits of cloud computing extend far beyond developers and system admins. It goes deep into the behaviour of organisations – influencing culture, ways of working, performance and perception. These are the hidden benefits of cloud computing that are the true drivers of change. Read more

Clean up your act!

53% of email received globally is unsolicited, automatically generated emails (more commonly known as SPAM). 26% of this is considered malicious.

Automated spam filters and gateway appliances are great at identifying potential risks that may be coming into your environment, however, the tighter the settings the greater the risk of blocking legitimate traffic.

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Who really knows you online?

These days there are so many ways to communicate. Yet how do we know who is really talking for us? Online spambots are generating ever new and more annoying ways to present our digital presence to other people, often without us ever realising that we are being targeted.

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Going beyond the face value benefits of Cloud Computing: Part One

Cloud computing is everywhere – with private companies, small business and even Federal Government Departments embracing cloud computing. Its adoption is steadily growing and organisations that are embracing cloud computing are reaping the many benefits that it offers.

The State of Origin 75% rule

At State of Origin time, you often hear a breathless commentator noting that the team that wins Origin 1 goes on to win the series 75% of the time. (Including last Thursday’s ABC news broadcast, Canberra edition.)