Amazon to buy Israeli start-up chipmaker 
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Annapurna Labs taken over for up to $462m.
 
Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | 6 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.
 
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.
 
Verizon enterprise cloud plans 48 hour outage 
By Penny Wolf | Jan 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Company leaves customers with no options.
 
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".
 
Human error caused Microsoft Azure outage 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Post-mortem analysis identifies gaps in deployment processes.
 
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.
 
Google faces fine for web privacy violations 
Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
$22 million penalty could be imposed by Dutch watchdog.
 
OAIC Canberra office down to two staff 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
McMillan details budget limbo.
 
Tax Office to overhaul data and analytics strategy 
By Penny Wolf | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Whole-of-gov buying scheme on way.
 
Microsoft readies Aussie data centres for Office 365 
By Steven Kiernan | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sydney and Melbourne hosting by March.
 
Senate wind-up means OAIC will remain for now 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
But Govt still intent on closing office.
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