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QESP is a specialist group of practitioners wishing to share their experiences and learn from others in the area of Software Quality, Software Process and Software Metrics. Amongst our members we have some of the best known experts in this field. It is a national organisation and may have international members.Learn more about QESP
By The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) - Friday, June 23rd, 2017
A user-controlled file security scheme makes it possible to instantly revoke access to files hosted on Internet cloud servers.Tags: Cloud Computing, IT Security
By Ted Smillie - Friday, June 23rd, 2017
Recent and ongoing debate on the dangers of deep learning tends to focus on whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) will soon be able to set its own agenda, leading to AI control of the human race. However, lessons from the computer based disasters of the past 50 years suggest that the real danger is human error. […]Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Intuition Machine, MIT/ STAMP, ScienceDaily/Rice University/'Hashing', The Conversation, WIRED, WorldPost/HuffPost
By The Conversation - Friday, June 2nd, 2017
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull launched Australia’s cybersecurity strategy in April 2016, and more than one year on, there’s work to be done.
Upon launch, the strategy was criticised for its lack of funding and vague goals. Among other targets, it aimed to ensure more information was shared between government agencies and the private sector about cyber threats, and that universities were training “skilled cyber security professionals”.
The recent Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s (ASPI) publication “Australia’s cyber security strategy: execution & evolution” is something of a report card on the government’s progress so far. The aim of the strategy was to improve the security of Australian government organisations as well as businesses and individuals, and while ASPI said there had been “significant encouraging progress”, it also noted investment in a number of key goals has been insufficient.
We asked a panel of experts to weigh in: how is the government doing 12 months into its cybersecurity strategy?
By University of Washington - Friday, June 2nd, 2017
Security researchers have developed a new system called SeaGlass to detect anomalies in the cellular landscape that can indicate where and when IMSI-catchers, cell-site simulators and other devices used in cell phone surveillance are present.Tags: Security