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Bitcoin not a financial product: ASIC

Bitcoin not a financial product: ASIC

Bitcoin and other digital currencies are not financial products, meaning that a licence is not required to operate a digital currency trading platform, according to the Australian corporations regulator ASIC.

published December 16, 2014 by

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System Monitoring Policy

It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System Monitoring...

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Two-month wait for government POODLE patch

Two-month wait for government POODLE patch

Almost two months after Google's security team revealed a major security flaw in SSLv3, an Australian government department was found to still be using the old protocol on at least one of its websites, leaving it wide open to POODLE-like attacks.

published December 11, 2014 by

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State of California CIO: Teri Takai

Teri Takai, the State of California's CIO, talks to CNET's Dan Farber about overseeing an IT organization with more than 130 CIOs and 10,000 technology workers. She also discusses California's e-government initiatives from going green to managing costs during tough economic times.

published November 24, 2008 by

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Tech Awards honor techy solutions for developing world

From one-time-use syringes to fire logs made from an invasive African plant, the 2008 Tech Awards honored five innovators with $50,000 for creating technology solutions for problems in developing countries. CNET's Kara Tsuboi learns more about these seemingly simple solutions that have potential to make a big impact.

published November 13, 2008 by

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Customs: Murray Harrison, CIO

Australian Customs CIO Murray Harrison dislikes SLAs and runs away if a vendor talks to him about innovation. In this interview, he also explains why getting excited about gadgets can be dangerous and talks about how Customs' outsourcing strategy has evolved.

published July 16, 2008 by

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Xerox CEO: Time for Washington's help

She's been called the second most powerful woman in business. By now, she may be No. 1. In a wide-ranging discussion about technology, politics, and her company's plans, Xerox's CEO tells News.com's Charles Cooper that the tech industry hasn't found a particularly sympathetic ear in the nation's capital, especially when it comes to the hot-button topic of H-1B visas.

published June 6, 2008 by

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