Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences, a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies, and is a senior member of the Australian Computer Society.
Dell's SecureWorks information security services operation is expanding into the ANZ market with the establishment of an Australian operation.
A well-known figure in the security industry told the AusCERT conference that we are close to the worst case scenario for the use of cyber weapons.