Leon Spencer

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Leon covers enterprise technology and start-ups from ZDNet's Sydney newsroom.

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​The rapid rise of smartphone health care

​The rapid rise of smartphone health care

Smartphone health care is becoming a big business, with the global venture capital community pumping almost $300 million into the sector in Q1 2015, and the likes of Apple, Google, Microsoft, and the FDA all helping to facilitate its rapid rise.

May 10, 2015 by in Mobility

​Cloud moves see SAS ramp up dev and deployment

​Cloud moves see SAS ramp up dev and deployment

A rapidly increasing reliance on cloud-based infrastructure has seen business analytics stalwart SAS ramp up its services, deployment, capacity, and product portfolio development, according to company executive vice president and chief marketing officer Jim Davis.

May 7, 2015 by in Cloud

​Mitnick's tips to combat social engineering

​Mitnick's tips to combat social engineering

Social engineering helped renowned former hacker Kevin Mitnick break into so many computer systems that he ended up on the FBI's most wanted list. Now, the information security expert shares his tips on how to protect against some of the most effective techniques.

May 6, 2015 by in Security