CIO pyramid scheme

Summary:On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team looks at the ABC hack, the role of the CIO, and a class-action suit against Vodafone.

How exactly did the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) get hacked? Why is the CIO role being split into so many different C-something-O roles? And will a class-action suit for something that happened to Vodafone two years ago be successful?

On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team discusses:

  • The site for a two-year-old ABC TV show being hacked in response to an interview with an anti-Islamic Dutch politician

  • Why the role of the CIO is now being increasingly split into other roles , such as chief technology officer and chief data officer

  • Law firm Piper Alderman remaining confident that customers who were unhappy with Vodafone in 2010 or 2011 will still be interested in signing up for a class-action suit against the company .

You can subscribe to Technolatte on iTunes.

Running time: 23 minutes, 16 seconds

Opening theme: "Ecstasy X" by Jason Shaw, CC3.0

Closing theme: "Skyroads" by Pierlo, CC3.0

Topics: Telcos, Australia, IT Employment, Security

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Suzanne Tindal heads up a team of keen ZDNetters, including journalists Luke Hopewell, Josh Taylor and Michael Lee. You can follow them all on Twitter: @engochick, @joshgnosis, @lukehopewell, @mukimu. Happy listening!

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