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The Pros And Cons Of Automating Network Security

The automation of IT is on the rise, as noted by Gartner earlier this week as organisations increasingly opt to use intelligent systems that obviate the need for human intervention. But security is a touchy area when it comes to automation. Sure, there are probably a lot of repetitive tasks that security professionals would love to hand over to machines but they are reluctant to relinquish control. We take a look at the pros and cons of automation in network security.

Five Tips For Writing A Killer Resume And Cover Letter

You can have all the qualification and skills for your an advertised job but distilling that down into a few pieces of paper can be stressful. We have some advice to help you write up a resume and cover letter that will aid you in your quest for your dream job.

You Can Now Back Up Your WhatsApp Messages To Google Drive

If you’re one of the hundreds of millions of people in the world who use WhatsApp for your messaging, you might want to save your message history from time to time. Now, you can automatically back it up to Google Drive.

All The Useful Products Google Has Killed Off Since 2006 [Infographic]

When Google Reader was discontinued, it broke the hearts of journalists, bloggers and news hounds everywhere. Before that it was Google Talk. Before that; Google Labs. In fact, the search juggernaut has killed off a significant number of useful products in the name of profitability and progress. This infographic marks the passing of every significant product and service: from 2006 to present.

'Robot' Bosses And Employee Fitness Trackers: Top 10 IT Predictions From Gartner

Increasing acceptance of artificial intelligence in both the business and consumer sectors coupled with the growing popularity of wearables has shaped analyst firm Gartner’s predictions for the IT space. We take a look into their magic eight ball.

Google Patches Stagefright 2 Vulnerabilities For Nexus Devices

We’ve reported on the security flaws that exist on Android devices collectively known as Stagefright, which was first discovered a few months ago. Google has now issued a patch for the Stagefright 2 bugs for its own Nexus devices.

Enable This Chrome Dev Experiment To Save Pages Offline

Android: If you’re running the Dev version of Chrome for Android, you can enable a hidden feature to save pages offline. That way, you can keep that information handy even when you lose internet.

Atlassian Splits Project Tracking Service Jira Into Three To Appeal To Non-Techies

Over a decade ago, Atlassian created Jira, a bug tracking tool that has evolved and gained popularity with software developers for tracking and planning projects. It’s the product that made Atlassian the most successful Australian startup and it has now been split into three standalone offerings to make it more accessible to business users, not just software developers.

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 And Surface Book Details And Pricing For Australia

Microsoft announced a ton of new products this morning but the ones that really matter are the Surface Book 4, the new version of its slate tablet, and the Surface Book, the company’s first ever laptop. We take a closer look at the two devices and how much it will cost you to buy them in Australia.

Download 15 Free Programming Books For Coders Of All Levels

You can never have too many free ebooks — especially ones that help you learn something new or improve your skills. So here you go: 15 programming books for beginners and current coders alike.

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