David Braue

David Braue is an award-winning technology journalist who covers the security and telecommunications industry in Australia. Follow him on Twitter at @zyzzyvamedia.

Australian government doubles down on cybersecurity in new digital-forward budget

How the COVIDSafe app could pierce your privacy — and change Australia’s privacy equation

How the COVIDSafe app could pierce your privacy — and change Australia’s privacy equation

Technical analysis picks apart app as experts warn of potential for broad-based surveillance.

Government agencies face big onus after cloud-security decision

Government agencies face big onus after cloud-security decision

Amidst concerns about hack of Defence personnel database, agencies directed to self-assess cloud security

ANZ expands DevOps process overhaul after ‘fantastic’ early results

ANZ’s digital group will triple the reach of the bank’s DevOps transformation over the next four months after early results confirmed the initiative had produced “fantastic” improvements for 2000 business and technology people since...

Dishwashers on the rampage: LG IoT security bug highlights risks of home automation

The discovery this week of a security vulnerability within SmartThinQ, a technology touted by LG for automating communication with its range of home appliances and devices, has reinforced the risks of remote Internet of Things (IoT)...

Mesh WLAN has Mt Buller covered

If you thought the snow was a place to get away from it all, think again: Victoria's Mt Buller has used a mesh WLAN to blanket the peak with Internet access from the base lodge to the summit last week.

Defence goes live with its largest RFID trial

The Department of Defence (DoD) will radically upgrade its worldwide logistics operations by undertaking a $20 million pilot project that will see RFID technology rolled out in more than two dozen locations around the globe.

Users find VOIP hard going: Avaya

Computerworld Today – Voice over IP's popularity may be surging, but incorrect implementations challenge many companies which are running into bigger problems than ever. So said an Avaya executive at a company-sponsored breakfast in...

Attack of the mutants

Computerworld Today (Australia) – Sometimes, the worst threats are the ones you cannot see right in front of you. John Malkovich's presidential assassin in the movie In the Line of Fire knew this, smuggling innocuous components past...

Victorian transport gets smart about tech, crims

The opening last week of the National Intelligent Transport Systems Centre in Port Melbourne has been a labour of love for technology sponsor NEC Business Solutions.

Computing grid spreads number-crunching across states

Australian Biotechnology News (Online) – Data-intensive research fields such as physics and life science will soon benefit from grid computing technology, a new method for analyzing massive amounts of data demonstrated in Australia...

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