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CIO Australia publisher launches CMO

IDG Communications, publisher of CIO Australia, Computerworld Australia and Techworld Australia has launched a new brand targeting C-level marketing executives.

Australian government websites taken offline by Anonymous

Members of hacktivist group Anonymous have claimed credit for taking down 10 Queensland government websites earlier this week in response to proposed changes to data retention laws currently under discussion by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS).

Intel Developer Forum 2011: In pictures

14 years since the first Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, this week's three-day event is expected to draw more than 5000 developers from around the world. This year's event is themed "The Sky's Not the Limit. It's the Baseline," and will feature daily keynotes by Intel executives, over 150 technical sessions presented by Intel and industry experts and more than 180 leading companies hosting hands-on demonstrations of their newest innovations and future technologies.

First look at Windows 8

Microsoft has unveiled a preview beta of Windows 8. CIO Australia has compiled related articles following the announcement.

PCI compliance requirements for Aussie businesses

Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) refer to a set of standards that must be followed by big and small businesses alike when accepting, storing, processing and transmitting customers’ credit card information. To be compliant with PCI standards, all business owners, including online retailers, should adhere to 12 PCI compliance requirements for best security practices.

Understanding PCI compliance auditing

Businesses of all sizes must undertake PCI compliance auditing to ensure that their customers' data is protected during credit or debit card transactions and if stored within any internal business databases.

PCI compliance checklist

If you're business is obliged to undertake a PCI audit, then following a PCI Compliance checklist will ensure that you're security processes and payment processing meet the compliance standards. To ensure that you are meeting PCI compliance standards, you'll need to start by looking at what exactly PCI compliant means.

PCI compliance services in Australia

If you operate, own or hold a management role in an Australian business that stores, transmits and processes customer payment data, you may have recently been contacted by your bank regarding your PCI compliance status.

What is PCI compliance?

If you're wondering exactly what is PCI compliance, the chances are you're one of the many business owners in Australia who've asked themselves this same question. Before answering this question, it's useful to begin by looking at what PCI (and its counterpart DSS) stands for.

New CIO for CUA

Customer-owned financial institution CUA today announced the appointment of David Gee as chief information officer (CIO). Gee will join CUA on 5 September.

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