Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Corporate allies rally for Microsoft in overseas data fight 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Back efforts to block US govt request for data in Ireland.
 
Telstra hit with $102k penalty for 'misleading' iPhone 6 ad 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Telco 'surprised' to receive infringement notice.
 
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.
 
Westpac offers fingerprint log-in for mobile banking 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
St George's iPhone, Samsung project expands across bank.
 
NSA spied on global telcos to infiltrate mobile networks  
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Introduced vulnerabilities to gain access.
 
IBM plugs Tivoli MDM cross-scripting flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Users told to upgrade to secure version.
 
Hackers breach banker, healthcare email systems to game shares 
Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
'FIN4' group gaining access through phishing.
 
Pub punters can pay for beers, bets using their phone 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tabcorp to roll out beacons in gaming outlets.
 
At the top of her game 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
A decision to bring digital operations back in-house three years ago has paid big dividends for Tabcorp.
 
Govt kicks off cost-benefit analysis of emergency services spectrum 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
PFA welcomes action on pre-election promise.
 
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 
 
Apple lets Aussie IT teams mass-configure devices 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
iPhones ready to go right out of the box.
 
Optus’ 4G cash splash pays off as users jump aboard 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
But mobile broadband users disappear in droves.
 
Telstra deploys Matrixx for real-time data usage alerts 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Personal use customers first in line.
 
Preparing for a data centre migration 
Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Preparing for a data centre migration? Here's the top ten tips for a successful move.
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