Nothing beats bulk intelligence gathering: US report  
Jan 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
No "technology magic" alternative exists for security.
 
CommBank resurrects CISO role 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Cyber security chief gains new title.
 
Censorship isn't the answer 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Eroded privacy doesn't guarantee safety.
 
UK PM wants to ban encrypted comms  
By Paris Cowan | Jan 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Election pledge aims to keep chatter within intelligence's reach.
 
Obama to announce new cybersecurity plans 
Jan 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Identity theft, privacy protection and broadband on the agenda.
 
Taiwan clears Chinese smartphone-makers of privacy breach 
Dec 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
National security fears averted.
 
Metadata laws open to scope creep: lawyers 
By Andrew Colley | Dec 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Approach "unsatisfactory" and "ad hoc".
 
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.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Google faces fine for web privacy violations 
Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
$22 million penalty could be imposed by Dutch watchdog.
 
Does the Govt's online bullying policy unfairly target web users? 
 
OAIC Canberra office down to two staff 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
McMillan details budget limbo.
 
Senate wind-up means OAIC will remain for now 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
But Govt still intent on closing office.
 
Westpac offers fingerprint log-in for mobile banking 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
St George's iPhone, Samsung project expands across bank.
 
NSA spied on global telcos to infiltrate mobile networks  
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Introduced vulnerabilities to gain access.
 
IBM plugs Tivoli MDM cross-scripting flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Users told to upgrade to secure version.
 
Be wary of the EU's 'right to be forgotten' 
By Dan Jerker B. Svantesson | Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Case against Google sets a dangerous precedent.
 
EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten' 
Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
 
At the top of her game 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
A decision to bring digital operations back in-house three years ago has paid big dividends for Tabcorp.
 
The Fitbit detectives that could be using your data in court 
By David Glance | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Will the law catch up with wearables and lifestyle tracking?
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