More than 200 jobs pressure-testing businesses’ vulnerability to cyber-attack have revealed a brutal truth: the greatest weakness in companies’ IT systems is not the computers, but the people.
In Rarotonga, Phil Evans doesn’t have a telescope of the size you see at international observatories.
But today’s technology allows him to log in remotely, every day, to his observatory in Chile that he accesses remotely on a daily basis – the culmination of 20 years of stargazing.
The manufacture of the 3600km Avaroa Cable has been completed and engineers will begin laying it later this year – but authorities are still awaiting Rarotonga landowners’ agreement to bring it ashore at Rutaki.
An hour-long internet outage throughout Cook Islands yesterday was caused by an issue at the Hawai’i-based company that provides satellite internet.