Optus, Telstra urge Govt to commit to paying cost of data retention 
 
Optus, iiNet concerned at 'relaxed' NBN infosec rules 
 
Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
New guide for handling personal data released.
 
ABS to expand statistical tracking of the digital economy 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Pairs up with Comms department for IT stats review.
 
Adelaide Uni unshackles students from workstations 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Virtual apps respond to BYOD boom.
 
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.
 
Corporate allies rally for Microsoft in overseas data fight 
Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Back efforts to block US govt request for data in Ireland.
 
Telstra hands over copper, HFC in new $11bn NBN deal 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Value of 2011 deal remains intact.
 
Tax Office to overhaul data and analytics strategy 
By Penny Wolf | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Whole-of-gov buying scheme on way.
 
MPs to influence black spot program  
By Andrew Colley | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will be able to nominate 'priority' areas.
 
Sony attack was 'unparalleled' and 'well-organised' 
Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Security firm makes first comments on investigation.
 
Hackers breach banker, healthcare email systems to game shares 
Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
'FIN4' group gaining access through phishing.
 
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.
 
State of NBN too uncertain for full corporate plan 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
NBN Co releases figures for FY2015.
 
NSW Corrective Services uses data to calculate risk of re-offending 
 
Optus offers NFC payments on Android phones 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
First telco to dive into mobile payments.
 
Optus undertakes major OSS upgrade 
By Stuart Corner | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Picks NEC's NetCracker as replacement.
 
NBN Co reveals new broadband mix 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
FTTP relegated to the backbench.
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