Articles By Sandra Rossi

MOM lets the guys have coffee

MOM lets the guys have coffee

Since network outages became a rarity at Australia's Greater Shepparton City Council, the 300-plus end users like to joke the...

March 25th, 2003 Sandra Rossi
Voice apps push security barriers

Voice apps push security barriers

Security threats are on the increase as voice applications move to converged networks where devices are connected to the IP...

March 5th, 2003 Sandra Rossi
Car, cash await IT security know-all

Car, cash await IT security know-all

More than 30 Australian companies have registered for a national, federal government supported 'Security Challenge' that will formally measure the...

February 17th, 2003 Sandra Rossi
VPN cuts data communication costs

VPN cuts data communication costs

Promising greater bandwidth to remote locations and speedy return on investment (ROI), one technology that has been immune from tight...

February 13th, 2003 Sandra Rossi
IT spending requires joint approach

IT spending requires joint approach

Leaving business units solely responsible for defining IT investment priorities inevitably fails, particularly if a project spans multiple units within...

January 31st, 2003 Sandra Rossi
Linux the darling of emotions, not realism: Meta

Linux the darling of emotions, not realism: Meta

Linux has emerged as the darling of the 'technical crowd' but interest is more emotional than realistic, according to Meta...

January 2nd, 2003 Sandra Rossi
VPN investment defies IT budget squeeze

VPN investment defies IT budget squeeze

Promising greater bandwidth to remote locations and speedy return on investment (ROI), one technology that has been immune from tight...

December 9th, 2002 Sandra Rossi
Police, penguin join forces on forensics

Police, penguin join forces on forensics

Australian federal and state law enforcement agencies have introduced the Linux platform as a new crime fighting tool with the...

December 4th, 2002 Sandra Rossi
Cyber-threat more than just a game

Cyber-threat more than just a game

In a bid to end scepticism surrounding the threat of a cyber-terrorist attack, Gartner Inc. presented its own "digital Pearl...

November 25th, 2002 Sandra Rossi
Banks opt for cheap EFTPOS alternative

Banks opt for cheap EFTPOS alternative

The upgrading of Australia's EFTPOS (Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale) network to triple DES (data encryption standard) has...

November 14th, 2002 Sandra Rossi