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The future of autonomous vehicles lies in the cloud

Many experts believe that autonomous vehicles will be ready for public use on Australian roads by 2020. Operation of autonomous vehicles will be heavily reliant on a robust cloud system that enables vehicles to communicate with infrastructure in order to navigate its surroundings safely. While autonomous driving technology from an automotive standpoint exists today, infrastructure still has some way to go in supporting this technology beyond controlled trials. Read More

Prime time cyber: is government really match-fit for massive online events?

The challenge of dealing with massive web traffic while maintaining performance and security isn’t confined to Game of Thrones series premieres. Major events for government like Budget, Census and Tax Time are now also in the box seat for public scrutiny, especially when hackers are trawling for trophies and customers tweet first and ask questions later. Read More

Cybersecurity: Island Australia collapses

Australian government agencies and organisations have typically prepared for massive electronic attacks from overseas.  But that’s changed. New data showing a major increase in locally launched cyber attacks shows the real threats are now close to, or at home. Just look inside your smart TV. Read More