Researchers at Monash University are part of an international team that has developed a world-first blockchain system that can successfully defend malicious activity by attackers who possess more than half of the system’s computing power. The system, RepuCoin, introduces the concept of “reputation” to blockchain, effectively making it thousands of times more expensive to attack … Continue reading Researchers develop more secure blockchain system
The risk of cyber-attacks is a growing problem, as monitoring and control of core Australian infrastructures becomes more complex. With Australia’s utility operators more susceptible to cyber-attacks than ever, there could be widespread disruption across the nation. On Tuesday the 24th of July, in Sydney, a panel of experts talked about how companies can manage … Continue reading Risk of cyber-attacks a growing problem for core Australian infrastructures
The news that an Uber self-driving vehicle has killed a pedestrian in the US has made headlines around the world. It’s a reminder that the era of self-driving cars is fast approaching. Decades of research into advanced sensors, mapping, navigation and control methods have now come to fruition and autonomous cars are starting to hit … Continue reading Who’s to blame when driverless cars have an accident?
Researchers from CSIRO’s Data61 have developed new technology that uses the way a person walks, their gait, to power wearable devices and also possibly used as a new authentication method, which could replace passwords, pins or fingerprints. Rather than looking at an individual’s unique movements as a form of authentication, researchers at CSIRO’s Data61 have … Continue reading How you walk could be new security system for mobile devices
Emerson Automation Solutions launched the Roxar Salinity Measurement System for the sensitive, accurate and real-time measurement of saline water in gas production well streams at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston this week.
During a major air show in New Zealand, in order to help ease the traffic flow by providing spectators with live traffic updates, Beca deployed a network of BlipTrack sensors, produced by Denmark-based BLIP Systems.
The Fourtec DataNet is a wireless data logging system to measure temperature, humidity, voltage, current, frequency, and pulse.
Fujitsu has announced that it has signed a contract to supply The Boeing Company with FUJITSU RFID Integrated Labels that will be able to manage individual components, achieve accurate traceability, and raise the efficiency of its aircraft maintenance work.
The miniature CubeSat was developed by the University of Adelaide in South Australia and will be sent to the International Space Station tomorrow on board NASA’s Atlas V rocket.
The growing popularity of various control systems in industrial processes, organizational procedures, and internal workings of the business environment only lay greater emphasis on the importance of automation.
The electronics industry is in the midst of a major paradigm shift ranging from the introduction of limited stretchability through to ultra-elastic and conformable wearable electronics, says research company IDTechEx.
A new technique could provide an added layer of security in multirobot systems that encrypt communications, or an alternative in circumstances in which encryption is impractical.
According to a new report from Thales Security, organisations are putting more money toward data security solutions, only to experience more security breaches than ever.
Hitachi Data Systems has announced that Western Australian energy provider, Synergy, has selected the company to provide a cost-effective and scalable enterprise infrastructure to meet high levels of data protection, disaster recovery and business continuity.
Approximately 150,000 internet-connected printers have been hacked across the world by an anonymous hacker, whose intention was to warn users about the vulnerability of their devices.
According to a study released by Ponemon Institute, 80 per cent of IoT apps are not tested for vulnerabilities, and there is a lack of urgency to address these vulnerabilities.
Security firm Keeper conducted a study of 10 million passwords that became public through data breaches that occurred in 2016. As a result, the 25 most common passwords have been revealed.
WatchGuard technologies has revealed its cyber security predictions and trends for 2017.
The world’s information security practitioners have given global cyber security readiness a “C-” average with an overall score of 70 per cent, according to a new report from Tenable Network Security.
The Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) has released a report detailing the security issues with IoT devices and a range of recommendations to solve these issues.