The United States has alleged that the Russian security agency known as the Foreign Intelligence Service was responsible for the attack on the supply chain of SolarWinds Orion network management software.
The Federal Government has blown a chance it had to implement a world-leading deal with digital giants Google and Facebook, backing down even before the bill for its so-called News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code was introduced into Parliament. The digital platforms will be breaking out the Dom Pérignon in Silicon Valley over the way they have clinically neutered Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.
The anti-trust suit filed by the US against Google in October is unlikely to make any progress, judging by the kind of people whom US president-elect Joe Biden is taking onboard as part of his transition team and also in technology roles.
Tomorrow, or any time before 3 November, if the lowliest member of the Chinese military makes a misstep and gives him an excuse to go to war, US President Donald Trump is unlikely to hesitate, seeing as he has made the demonisation of Beijing his main strategy to win another four years in the White House.
Australia's Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has been talking up what she sees as the country's independence – after obeying a summons from the US to visit Washington for talks.
The Australian Government's Drupal-based content management system GovCMS, built by Boston-based open source firm Acquia, has been able to withstand the increase in traffic that has been thrown at it during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Finance claims.
In this video, I interview former Internet Industry Association chief Peter Coroneos, the original architect of icode, who met up with former IIA board member and Crime Stoppers CEO, Peter Price to talk about the work, the trip to the White House and how the whole thing nearly fell apart during the infamous iiNet case.
The Drupal open source content management system team has announced another highly critical flaw in the CMS that runs some high-profile websites, among them the White House and some 450 Australian Government sites.
The team behind the open source content management system Drupal have released patches for what is said to be a highly critical vulnerability in versions 7 and 8 of the software that can be exploited remotely.
Google's close ties to the White House during the time of the Obama administration are the main reason why a proposed 2012 probe by the US Federal Trade Commission into the company's alleged unfair competition was dropped.
Global cyber security solutions provider Fortinet has appointed 30-year security industry veteran and security heavyweight Phil Quade as its new chief information security officer with responsibility for Fortinet’s information security and compliance with the latest global regulations and standards across all systems.
US-based global provider of cloud-based, digital experience management solutions, Acquia, has appointed former White House and US State Department technology leader, Tom Cochran, as vice-president and chief digital strategist for the public sector.
The cosy nexus between Google and the US government has been underlined yet again with the appointment of Eric Schmidt, a former chief executive of Google and now chairman of Google's parent Alphabet, to a government sinecure.
Although an interesting theory on paper, the online campaign to merge Australia and the US is not going ahead any time soon.
The United States doesn't seem to like a long-range manned space program. And, it doesn't appear that it will be any different in the future. As NASA swings wildly in this direction and now that direction, the U.S. manned space program seems to be attached to a bungee cord provided by the U.S. Congress and the U.S. White House.
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