Telstra tests solar fuel cell for backup power 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Renewable energy keeps networks running.
 
Optus, iiNet concerned at 'relaxed' NBN infosec rules 
 
Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
New guide for handling personal data released.
 
Telstra to sell 100G service on subsea cables 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Telco looks for ways to boost capacity on existing circuits.
 
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.
 
Telstra power outage downs BigPond services 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Internet down for four hours.
 
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.
 
European bitcoin exchange hacked 
By Penny Wolf | Jan 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Bitstamp suspends trading after over $6m stolen.
 
ABC, Telstra drones to capture NYE fireworks from 1000ft 
 
Taiwan clears Chinese smartphone-makers of privacy breach 
Dec 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
National security fears averted.
 
Telstra to buy Pacnet for $857m 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Gets 46,500km of undersea cable.
 
Telstra signs $390m NBN design contract 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Works to finalise separate construction, maintenance contract.
 
Metadata laws open to scope creep: lawyers 
By Andrew Colley | Dec 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Approach "unsatisfactory" and "ad hoc".
 
Telstra eyes up Pacnet for acquisition 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Working to take over 46,000km of undersea cable.
 
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.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
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