Anthony Caruana

Anthony Caruana

Anthony Caruana is a Melbourne-based technology journalist who writes for Australian Macworld, The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, several titles from Next Media, IT Wire and many other publications.

When global food and beverage giant Mondelez was hit with the NotPetya ransomware, the cost was reportedly as much as $US100 million and caused a major acquisition to be  put on hold until the damage was remediated. You could argue they got off lightly. Credit reporting giant Equifax has spent

How does a company that’s become a multi-billion dollar business on then back of supporting IT and security professionals transition into one that focusses on the broad challenges facing an entire business? Although most of Splunk’s revenue – as much as 80 per cent – comes from its traditional customer

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Although a South African-born entrepreneur might be the most well-known maker of electric cars, another company has been at it for far longer. Ferdinand Porsche’s first car was all-electric and unveiled with a drive through the streets of Vienna. Now, over 120 years later, the car company he started is

Splunk CEO

Splunk has long been a favoured tool in tech teams. Its purpose is to bring together the data from disparate systems – usually the logs from all manner of different network, security and server hardware – into a single location so that it can be analysed. While that use case

Human trafficking is big business. Now worth more than the international arms trade, the recruitment, transport and harbouring of people is a $150 billion per year ‘industry’ that trades on exploitation and misery of over 40 million people. Tracking the movement and exploitation of the victims of this crime is

When the famous management consultant Peter Drucker said “you can’t manage what you can’t measure” I doubt he imagined a world where almost anything could be measured and that data instantaneously transmitted to a system where machine learning and smart algorithms could analyse the data and provide support for business

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are variously portrayed as the future of our workplaces or the death of employment as we know it. Somewhere between those two extremes lies the reality. These emerging technologies will be core parts not just of technology strategies, but of how we deliver services

Business models have always been subject to disruption. It’s an issue chief digital officers like Springfield Land Corporation Paul Wyatt understand in their DNA. The industrial revolution was caused when large weaving machines displaced factory workers. The horseshoe business fell apart when cars became common and the car industry was