Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

One of Australia's better known community banks, the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, plans to train about 700 of its staff through a cloud workforce training program before the end of the year as it prepares for a migration of its services to the cloud.


Attacks on SolarWinds software in July were possible because the company had compiled some dynamic link libraries without Address Space Layout Randomisation, Microsoft claims in a security brief.

Global networking products manufacturer Juniper Networks in 2008 incorporated a flawed algorithm from the NSA in its NetScreen devices, even though the company was aware of the flaw that was suspected to provide a backdoor.