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PJCIS pushes for mandatory data breach notification 
 
Labor backs controversial data retention bill 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Legislation likely to pass.
 
LinkedIn settles with users over massive password leak 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Class-action against networking site succeeds.
 
Italian privacy regulators to probe Google's US HQ 
Feb 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Investigates compliance with European law.
 
Pilgrim to audit 21 Australian privacy policies 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Privacy commissioner shifts focus to compliance.
 
Microsoft widens Office third-party cloud storage options 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Windows 10, Android in the works.
 
Microsoft promises not to use customer data for ads 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Adopts ISO/IEC 27018 standard for cloud privacy.
 
US big data privacy bill gains bipartisan support 
By Roberta Rampton | Feb 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
White House continues push for national data breach notification laws.
 
Microsoft previews touch-enabled Office for Windows 10 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
First iteration of Universal Apps.
 
EU executive revisits data retention 
Feb 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Previous bill dismissed over privacy concerns.
 
Microsoft Outlook debuts on iPhone, iPad 
Jan 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
And Office arrives for free on Android tablets.
 
Microsoft debuts holographic computing with Windows 10 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Offers one set of code for all devices on new OS.
 
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.
 
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".
 
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.
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