On Monday, November 17, Chris Sampson (Parisfirst Partners) and Ian Stewart (Office of the Premier of Victoria) will be talking about the current Premier of Victoria’s website. Chris will discuss why Joomla! and YouTube were chosen and how other design and build issues were solved. And Ian will talk about improvements to the original site including implementing Flickr and the first live webcast as well as some insight into where Victorian Government is heading online.
The discussion will be about backing up & restoring large files which may be locked on a linux system.
Ruxcon is Australia’s premier technical computer security conference, held annually at the University of Technology (UTS), Sydney. After a break in 2007, Ruxcon is back and bigger than ever.
As 2008 rushes to a conclusion, it is time to examine the year that was. Did the bold predictions made at the end of last year come to fruition? What were the big trends that did happen? What happened that we didn’t expect?
Spectacular security failures continue to dominate the headlines despite huge increases in security budgets and ever-more draconian regulation. The 20/20 hindsight of audits and reviews is no longer adequate to guide security efforts. Best practices are not the answer, they’re just a substitute for real knowledge. For effective security management, it is utterly essential to have relevant and meaningful metrics.
Presentation 1: Evaluating quality in online asynchronous interactions on online discussion forums between students and students’ facilitators.
Presentation 2: Engagement in HCI: An Investigation into the effect of individual factors on Engagement.