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Australia’s cybersecurity strategy: cash for cyber-police and training but the cyber-devil is in the cyberdetail

Damien Manuel, Deakin University Australia’s long-awaited cybersecurity strategy, released yesterday, pledges to spend A$1.67 billion over the next ten years to improve online protection for businesses, individuals and the country as a whole. The lion’s share of the cash will… Continue Reading…

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In a world first, Australia plans to force Facebook and Google to pay for news (but ABC and SBS miss out)

Rob Nicholls, UNSW The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released its draft news media bargaining code, announced today by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. The draft code allows commercial news businesses to bargain – individually or collectively – with Google and… Continue Reading…

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Interesting Internet Finds

Steve Costello, Boca Raton Computer Society In the course of going through the more than 300 RSS feeds, I often run across things that I think might be of interest to other user group members. The following are some items… Continue Reading…

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Tuning Up Your Windows 10 Start Menu

Tom Burt, Vice-President, Sun City Summerlin Computer Club Windows 10 was originally released in July 2015. It’s latest major update is V2004 – this article is written using the Fall 2209 update. Originally, I had mixed feelings about Windows 10’s… Continue Reading…

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Windows 10 – Reset, the ability to Reinstall the OS

Phil Sorrentino, Contributing Writer, The Computer Club I don’t think any other Windows OS version has included a feature that would allow you to easily reinstall the Windows Operating System, without having the installation media available. Here is a quote… Continue Reading…

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How to subscribe to SIG mailing lists and find out about their meetings

Hugh Macdonald Ever since Covid-19 became a concern to society, SIGs at Melbourne PC User Group have ceased meeting in person and many have transitioned to a meeting via video conferencing platforms such as Google Meet and Zoom. The opportunity… Continue Reading…

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