States go into bat to save the OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senate committee to report on proposed disbanding.
 
Microsoft shifts to freemium model for Office mobile apps 
By Allie Coyne, Juha Saarinen | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Premium features require Office 365 subscription.
 
Telstra fined $18k for publishing judge's home address 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Phone directory listing 'breached Privacy Act'.
 
Govts push Facebook to hand over more user data 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian requests jump 10 percent.
 
PCEHR privacy breached twice in 12 months 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Users accidentally link to someone else's health record.
 
A new age for the use of public data 
By David Havyatt | Oct 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Quest for efficiency trumps privacy concerns.
 
Would you trust Telstra with your healthcare? 
By David Glance | Oct 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Why the telco faces an uphill battle making telehealth work.
 
NSW Privacy Commissioner 'disappointed' by slow rate of progress 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Resourcing fails to grow despite agency pleading.
 
Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
Google rethinks email service 
Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Offers ‘Inbox’ to customers on request basis.
 
Privacy law: Making it stick 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Q&A with Australia's Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim.
 
AFP investigates alleged asylum seeker data theft 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Second breach “completely unacceptable” if true, says secretary.
 
Photos: Inside Telstra's $112m new HQ 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Take a tour of the telco's 'discovery store'.
 
NSW to add offshore data rules into privacy legislation 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Privacy Commissioner welcomes the news.
 
Committee rules against expanding biometric data collection 
 
FBI seeks out victims of recent industrial espionage hack 
Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Detects suspected Chinese cyber intrusion.
 
Retailers' PoS systems ransacked by malware 
Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Kmart and Dairy Queen stores hit across the United States.
 
Cisco sinks $18 million into Chinese cloud 
Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Enters joint venture with local electronics supplier TCL.
 
China armed forces plan improved cyber security 
Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Accelerated development of local software included in plan.
 
ANZ, Deakin to feed Watson a lean diet 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Why IBM will need to bring the service to Australia.
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A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
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  7%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
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  14%
 
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