Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
New guide for handling personal data released.
 
European bitcoin exchange hacked 
By Penny Wolf | Jan 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Bitstamp suspends trading after over $6m stolen.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
Ex-Sony employees sue over data breach 
Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claim company failed to protect data.
 
Sony attack was 'unparalleled' and 'well-organised' 
Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Security firm makes first comments on investigation.
 
Sony Pictures still struggling eight days after hack 
Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Execs confirm 'large amount' of confidential data stolen.
 
Hackers breach banker, healthcare email systems to game shares 
Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
'FIN4' group gaining access through phishing.
 
Transport for NSW opens network services mega-tender 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Full steam ahead in outsourcing overhaul.
 
ACMA creates self-service portal for malware diagnosis 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Botnet cleaning made somewhat simpler for ISPs, network operators.
 
Vodafone would sell Australian operation 'for the right price' 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Telco boss Colao invites offers for non-core assets.
 
US State Department shuts down email system after hack 
Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Latest in a campaign by unknown attackers.
 
Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim slams "copy and paste" of asylum seeker data.
 
US Postal Service systems breached by hackers 
Nov 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
More than 800,000 staff affected.
 
Vocus, Amcom enter due diligence over merger 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Talks progress to final stages.
 
Home Depot reveals 53 million more details stolen in hack 
Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Attack reaches same scale as Target breach.
 
Megaport sells east coast fibre network for $15m 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Enters 15yr lease-back deal with new owner Amcom.
 
Apple Pay rival hacked, emails stolen 
By Teri Robinson | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
CurrentC pilot users' emails accessed.
 
Australia needs to stop selling its innovation sector short 
By David Havyatt | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] We need a global perspective.
 
Hackers breach White House network 
Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Unclassified system suffers intrusion.
 
ASIC pushes for telco data interception powers 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
NBN will make traditional sources 'of very little use'.
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