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Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | 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.
 
Bitcoin value continues to decline 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
No recovery after million dollar raid on Bitstamp.
 
NSW Police to equip 1000 cops with body-worn cameras 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Issues spec sheet for 267 devices.
 
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.
 
Photos: Meet the FBI's most wanted cyber suspects 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Alleged Zeus, cyber espionage operators among targets.
 
Tax Office to overhaul data and analytics strategy 
By Penny Wolf | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Whole-of-gov buying scheme on way.
 
Sony attack was 'unparalleled' and 'well-organised' 
Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Security firm makes first comments on investigation.
 
US Marshal auctions $22m worth of Silk Road bitcoins 
Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Biggest Silk Road sell-off to date.
 
Australian law enforcement tracking Bitcoin use on black market 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crime Commission details Project Longstrike.
 
Be wary of the EU's 'right to be forgotten' 
By Dan Jerker B. Svantesson | Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Case against Google sets a dangerous precedent.
 
Hackers breach banker, healthcare email systems to game shares 
Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
'FIN4' group gaining access through phishing.
 
EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten' 
Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
 
The Fitbit detectives that could be using your data in court 
By David Glance | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Will the law catch up with wearables and lifestyle tracking?
 
Wife of accused Sydney Uni IT fraudster admits lying to ICAC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Faces up to five years in prison.
 
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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