Feds propose strict security controls for ICT suppliers 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Extra checks to address data breaches.
 
Govt backed research body proposes big data for APS staff vetting  
By John Hilvert | Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
But admits 'just because we can do it, does not mean we should'.
 
Govt dumps controversial Labor offshore cloud policy 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Complaints lead to removal of double ministerial sign-off.
 
Turnbull steps into data retention debate 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Brandis, Turnbull approach Telstra first for meeting.
 
Govt looks to dump ministerial sign-off for offshore cloud 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ex-Govt CIO welcomes the change.
 
Attorney General's new war on encrypted web services 
Mar 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
How you might be forced to unlock seized packets.
 
Govt shifts ID verification system to Microsoft 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Signs $4.8 million deal with Oakton.
 
Meet Australia's new Attorney-General 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 17, 2013 | Comment Now 
Expected to revisit data breach notification.
 
Government agencies compete for new CIO blood 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 12, 2013 | Comment Now 
CASA joins line to advertise for new IT head.
 
Attorney-General's CIO steps down 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 23, 2013 | Comment Now 
Department looks for replacement.
 
AG warns blocking metadata could mean more intrusive practices 
By Ry Crozier | Aug 2, 2013 | Comment Now 
Phone taps, bugs to substitute telco metadata?
 
Agency CIO questions new Fed cloud rules 
By John Hilvert | Jul 30, 2013 | Comment Now 
Onerous requirements make public cloud 'too hard'.
 
Govt policy requires two ministers for cloud storage sign-off 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 8, 2013 | Comment Now 
Attorney General weighs in as cloud arbiter.
 
Data breach notification law misses Senate 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 28, 2013 | Comment Now 
But will stay on Coalition agenda.
 
Deadline missed for data breach notification bill 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 28, 2013 | Comment Now 
But will stay on Coalition agenda.
 
Senate committee slams AGs for hindering data retention inquiry 
By Darren Pauli | Jun 24, 2013 | Comment Now 
Attorney General's Department leaves Senate committee 'flying blind'.
 
Govt shelves telco data retention scheme 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 24, 2013 | Comment Now 
Accused of hiding information from parliamentary committee.
 
Attorney-General decries telco metadata warrants 
Jun 13, 2013 | Comment Now 
Predicts "halt" to law enforcement.
 
Attorney-General agency implicated in web filter scandal 
By Ry Crozier | May 30, 2013 | Comment Now 
Accusations of secrecy, but don't be alarmed.
 
Attorney-General agency implicated in web blocking scandal 
By Ry Crozier | May 30, 2013 | Comment Now 
Accusations of secrecy, but don't be alarmed.
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Your bank
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A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
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Your telco, ISP or utility
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A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
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