Evolution of the web

In less than a century the invention of the computer and subsequent internet has led to some significant changes that are responsible for moving society into the digital age. Linge (2013, p.45) defines the birth of the digital revolution as the moment in time when information began to processed using a binary system and processed  by electronic means. Continue reading “Evolution of the web”


Cyber Defence

The term cyber defence has become more colloquial in Australian language of late. It is as it sounds- and is responsible for the confidentiality, security and national security in cyberspace. In Australia, the Australian Cyber Security Centre is tasked with cooperating with individuals, business and the government to manage national cyber threats.
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Cybernetics is the “science of control and communication in the animal and the machine” (Post 2016, p.533). It is a term that was first mentioned in the 1940’s by Nobert Weiner and it originates from the Greek term- Kybernetes- which means to steer or pilot (Post 2016, p.533).
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Week 2- Privacy and Security Online

Access to the internet is unquestionably life changing. For many it can mean access to an education or for others a way to connect and make friends, share life experiences and maintain existing friendships.  It  is estimated that by 2020 there will be approximately 50 billion devices online which demonstrates our reliance on connectivity but are we taking our online security and privacy for granted as connectivity becomes commonplace in our lives?
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