Smashing mice for security

Smashing mice for security

Summary: On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team looks at the so-called skills shortage, the trials and tribulations of E-tax, and the sorry tale of one US government department's IT security measures.

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Why is Australia so divided over whether there is an IT skills shortage? How did IBM and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) fail to make E-tax online happen in 2007? And how did one US government department spend AU$2.7 million to destroy IT equipment, including mice?

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

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Running time: 28 minutes

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

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

Topics: IT Employment, Government, Government AU, Security

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