Human error caused Microsoft Azure outage 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Post-mortem analysis identifies gaps in deployment processes.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Corporate allies rally for Microsoft in overseas data fight 
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Back efforts to block US govt request for data in Ireland.
 
NSW Board of Studies forced to fork out for system outage 
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HSC markers compensated for lost time.
 
Data centre outage hits all Queensland hospitals 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Updated] CTO explains what happened.
 
Tax Office to overhaul data and analytics strategy 
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'FIN4' group gaining access through phishing.
 
SA Minister apologises for handling of rego systems outage 
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Promises refunds for customers charged more than once.
 
Azure cloud suffers multi-region outage 
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Update: Microsoft offers details on bug.
 
NSW agencies urged to consider good privacy in customer service 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
State Privacy Commissioner talks up trust.
 
Google helps track illegal fishing using satellite data 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pours funds into conservation effort.
 
NSW Corrective Services uses data to calculate risk of re-offending 
 
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Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim slams "copy and paste" of asylum seeker data.
 
SA to open $92m data research facility 
By Penny Wolf | Nov 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crunches data to fight online terrorism and crime.
 
Home Depot reveals 53 million more details stolen in hack 
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Attack reaches same scale as Target breach.
 
How to pick a dodgy cop before they're even hired 
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WA govt imposes standard discounts on new PC panel suppliers 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants cost savings, better access to new tech.
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