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MasterCard adds fingerprint scanner to credit cards 
By Allie Coyne | 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Biometric security to replace PIN.
 
Insecure police radios at centre of Victorian election battle 
By Allie Coyne | 3 hours ago | Comment Now 
Will $10 million be enough to do the job?
 
AFP investigating alleged asylum seeker data theft 
By Paris Cowan | 4 hours ago | Comment Now 
Second breach “completely unacceptable” if true, says secretary.
 
Telstra unveils $112m Sydney HQ revamp 
By Allie Coyne, Andrew Colley | 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
Redesign aimed at better customer service.
 
Former AAPT boss joins Nextgen 
By Allie Coyne | 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
To lead network expansion.
 
NSA exec's second job with cyber security firm raises eyebrows 
 
NBN Co names first 140 FTTN sites 
By Allie Coyne | 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
National trial extended.
 
NSW to add offshore data rules into privacy legislation 
By Paris Cowan | 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Privacy Commissioner welcomes the news.
 
Obama signs Executive Order on payment security 
 
NSW Police arrest another alleged Liberty Reserve fraudster 
 
Qld finds cash for real-time public transport tracking 
 
Committee rules against expanding biometric data collection 
 
FBI urges companies to build spying tools into devices 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Wants entry through 'front door, not back door'.
 
Apple Pay to land with iOS 8.1 next week 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Formal arrival with first big update to new mobile OS.
 
Apple unveils new iPads, 5K display iMac and Mac Minis 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Highest resolution screen so far.
 
ABS needs more Govt cash to upgrade old IT 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Stats boss argues system instability needs to be addressed.
 
SA govt staff warned not to skirt FOI with personal email 
 
CommBank unveils tech-equipped innovation lab 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Still no launch date for Albert.
 
Veteran AMP CIO steps down 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
New tech chief named as replacement.
 
ASD staff move into Australia’s new security hub 
By Brett Winterford | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Seeks to exchange threat data with telcos, other industries.
 
FBI seeks out victims of recent industrial espionage hack 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Detects suspected Chinese cyber intrusion.
 
Google releases Android 5.0 'Lollipop' 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Automatic encryption, performance boost.
 
OpenSSL plugs high severity vulnerability 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
0.9.8 end-of-life countdown starts.
 
Telstra to buy managed network specialist Bridge Point 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Latest acquisition bolsters NAS unit.
 
Vic Govt agencies failing to patch, monitor access controls 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Auditor-General calls on CIOs to focus on security.
 
SAP partners with IBM to accelerate HANA cloud 
By Penny Wolf, William Maher | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Available via SoftLayer DCs in Sydney, Melbourne.
 
Amazon Web Services to build two Sydney data centres 
By Brett Winterford | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Exclusive: Not enough co-lo capacity for cloud provider’s growth.
 
Govt offers up draft FTTB wholesale conditions 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Rules to counter TPG threat to NBN.
 
Google finds vulnerability in SSL web encryption 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Details fix for 'POODLE' attack.
 
Victorian triple-zero systems buckle under growing demand 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Auditor-General stresses the need for an urgent upgrade.
 
HP, VMware combine to push AirWatch enterprise mobility 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Toe to toe with Microsoft, IBM and Apple.
 
Russian hackers use Windows zero-day to spy on NATO, EU 
By Jim Finkle | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
SandWorm Team active for five years.
 
Govt promises $12 million for STEM in schools 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
But comes under fire over curriculum review.
 
Dropbox creds posted online in attempted extortion 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Cloud storage company denies hack.
 
JPMorgan to double infosec spending to $570m after hack 
 
Senate inquiry hears calls for crackdown on 3D printed guns 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Victoria Police warns of 'significant risk' to police, citizens.
 
SA Police gets $1.5m for 350 more smartphones 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Red tape review to clear path to 'paperless policing'.
 
Spy watchdog to hire more staff to manage ASIO oversight 
 
WiGig coming to Samsung devices 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Samsung preps 4.6Gbps millimetre-wave WiFi devices.
 
Google's public DNS goes offline 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Australian, NZ and SE Asian users affected.
 
Ireland set to close 'Double Irish' tax loophole  
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Phase out anticipated to help Apple, Google and others adjust.
 
HP to revoke certificate that mistakenly signed malware 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will re-issue new digital signature.
 
Cuscal to acquire Strategic Payments Services 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims for ten percent of local market.
 
Telstra pushes for seven percent wholesale price hike 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Optus wants NBN payments to be considered.
 
WA Health appoints fourth temporary CIO  
 
Leak suggests NSA used secret agents to infiltrate networks 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sentry Eagle program conducted in cooperation with industry.
 
Retailers' PoS systems ransacked by malware 
Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Kmart and Dairy Queen stores hit across the United States.
 
Southern Cross Uni signs Huawei for high-speed makeover 
 
Accenture scores NZ tax office contract 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Part of billion dollar transformation program.
 
Federal Govt IT audit to be finished this year 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Deadline also looming for e-government strategy.
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