Sunday, May 16, 2021

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.

These people do not exist. They’re deep fakes

New neural networks created by Nvidia can produce eerily accurate portraits of people that don't actually exist. So, what kind of devious applications could these deep fakes have in future?
ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenge

The cyber security challenge coming to a high school near you

The Australian Computing Academy is launching their "Schools Cyber Security Challenges" to promote online literacy in the digital security space.
Man with magnifying glass honing in on single figurine represents hiring staff looking to fill Atlassian jobs

5 things tech-giant Atlassian looks for in new recruits

The big guns in charge of hiring new talent for Atlassian jobs take us through the 5 most desirable skills they could ask for in a new recruit. They're not what you'd expect!
Cyber crime fighter walks down a matrix-like green hallway

What’s it really like to work in cyber crime?

A career in cybersecurity and cyber crime involves a determined and persistent approach to problem solving, says CBA cybersecurity analyst Daniel Sherratt.

Cybersecurity careers need you!

By 2021, it’s estimated there will be 3.5 million roles to be filled in cybersecurity careers. Here's why you should join the fight against cyber crime.

What is cyber security and cyber crime?

So, what is cyber security and cyber crime? Cyber crime is an underworld of billion-dollar hacks and data breaches. The good news? Cyber security jobs are plentiful!
computer science career

7 paths to computer science careers

Meet the 7 people who found their niche in a computer science career; from networking farms, to a startup that makes coding fun.

5 paths into engineering if you don’t ace your ATAR

alternative pathways into engineering
Stressed about getting an amazing ATAR score? The good news is that there are loads of alternative pathways that can lead to an awesome engineering career.

Premium gigs: STEM grads in insurance

The insurance industry isn’t all about premiums and claims. There is also cool modelling around how natural hazards may affect people’s lives and that requires experts in data and analytics

Meet the scientists with the skills to fight COVID-19

COVID-19
The global pandemic has shone a light on scientists with the skills to understand and fight back against COVID-19