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ABS: This Is The Typical Australian

ABS: This Is The Typical Australian

After a painful data collection process, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has finally begun to release its findings from the 2016 Census. The organisation has released a “preview” of the key characteristics that make today’s typical Aussie. According to ABS data, the typical Australian is a 38-year old native-born mum…

#CensusFail: IBM Slammed For Failing To Block Puny DDoS Attacks

#CensusFail: IBM Slammed For Failing To Block Puny DDoS Attacks

IBM and Nextgen have been blaming each other for the failure of Census 2016. Based on today’s Senate Economics References Committee hearing into #CensusFail, it appears both companies were at fault to some extent. Nextgen may have incorrectly implemented geoblocking aimed at mitigating distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks while…