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.
It's already common knowledge that a good proportion of people have the habit of using the same password for multiple online services, and that such services frequently use email addresses in place of conventional usernames.
WatchGuard's XTMv unified threat management system now includes support for Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualisation software.
Hybrid hard drives are increasingly commonplace as a way of balancing the high performance of flash storage with the economy of magnetic disk. What's unusual about WD's approach is that it is openly working with flash specialist SanDisk.