Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
NSW wants to appoint a 'data broker' to drive reform 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Agency execs reveal what's top of their data wish-list.
 
Govt agrees to limit biometric data collection at airports 
 
Microsoft unveils Azure 'cloud in a box' 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Teams with Dell for hybrid solution.
 
Microsoft confirms Australian Azure launch 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Available from next week.
 
Committee rules against expanding biometric data collection 
 
ABS needs more Govt cash to upgrade old IT 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stats boss argues system instability needs to be addressed.
 
Technology, through a banker’s lens 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
How do you experiment when members expect credit unions to only spend on the technologies they absolutely need?
 
AT&T alerts customers to insider data breach 
 
NSW Govt data cube to encourage 'citizen auditors' for spending 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
But can the state walk the transparency talk?
 
Vodafone reveals plans to store users' online activity 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Says retrieval under Govt proposal will impose massive cost.
 
Apple blocks govt data requests with iOS 8 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Moves to strengthen privacy provisions.
 
Victoria Police to get ASIO-like spying powers 
By Allie Coyne, Paris Cowan | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
But commissioner remains concerned about data security.
 
Govts pressure Google for more user data 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian requests dip slightly.
 
US govt threatened huge fines to make Yahoo release user data 
 
Google commences ‘right to be forgotten’ Euro tour 
Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Google-appointed panel to debate privacy rights.
 
BlackPOS malware confirmed in Home Depot US hack  
Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Repeat offender from Target US breach.
 
Verizon fined $8m for using customer data without permission 
Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Biggest telco privacy fine in the history of the US FCC.
 
Brandis boosts vetting of APS staff to prevent insider threats 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Snowden-type threat ‘worse than malware attacks’.
 
Telstra takes 85k requests for user data in 12 months 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Releases first full-year transparency report.
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