Michael Lee

Journalist

A Sydney, Australia-based journalist, Michael Lee covers a gamut of news in the technology space including information security, state Government initiatives, and local startups.

Michael holds minimal interests/investments in the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Google, Telstra, Symantec, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin.

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Paving the way for secure BYO tablets

Paving the way for secure BYO tablets

While passcodes, encryption and virtual private networks should be standard security practices for tablet-style devices used in the corporate environment, businesses need to do more to ensure privileged data doesn't leak into the wrong hands, or when bring-your-own tablet strategies aren't viable, according to CA Technologies.

June 26, 2011 by in Mobility

Virgin Mobile prunes plans

Virgin Mobile prunes plans

Virgin Mobile has simplified its post-paid mobile plans, reducing the number of options it offers from 19 to less than 10, and allowing users to roll over their unused monthly call and text credit.

July 4, 2011 by in Mobility

Defusing mobile malware's time bomb

Defusing mobile malware's time bomb

It seems like every man and his dog has a smartphone, a tablet or both, but surely that means it's just a matter of time before malware for these devices becomes a huge problem. The question is: is enough being done on the mobile side to provide adequate protection?

February 1, 2012 by in Mobility

Following lost devices' data trail

Following lost devices' data trail

Recently, we found out that RailCorp has been auctioning off lost USB keys that hadn't been wiped, for which it's currently under investigation by the NSW Privacy Office. How do other travel organisations handle lost property?

December 21, 2011 by in Mobility