Tassie agencies refuse to adopt ASD infosec protections 
By Paris Cowan | 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Hit back at Auditor-General's criticisms.
 
Optus admits to three big data breaches 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
More than 300,000 customers affected.
 
Telstra promises to keep customer metadata safe 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
As scheme passes into law.
 
Apple patches OS X against FREAK flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite get fix.
 
Brandis reveals data retention will cost telcos $4 per user 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Details estimated cost for ongoing operation of scheme.
 
UK govt touts cyber security insurance for business 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Majority of companies suffered breaches last year.
 
US Air Force finds technical error with Boeing GPS satellites 
 
Infosec firms go public as data breaches grow 
Mar 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cyber IPO pipeline gets bigger.
 
OpenSSL patches denial of service vulnerabilities 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
FREAK bug reclassified as high severity.
 
Target US agrees to pay $13m to settle data breach lawsuit 
Mar 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fallout from theft of customer details.
 
Police struggling to make good use of metadata: SA police exec 
By John Hilvert | Mar 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cost effective trawling of metadata is challenging.
 
Govt pushes to collect more biometric data at Aussie airports 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wants to strip parental consent from minors' data collection.
 
SAP denies building backdoors for NSA 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Says it doesn't customise for specific clients.
 
BlackBerry launches snoop-proof tablet 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Customised Samsung Android tablet developed with IBM.
 
Mass interception of email lawful, UK parliamentary committee finds 
By Michael Holden | Mar 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Thousands of emails a day captured, but only a few are read.
 
Infosec industry splits into political lines in the hunt for spies 
Mar 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
To stop all hackers or only those not on home soil?
 
How NAB, Westpac and CBA try to get the jump on new attackers 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Banks comb incoming connections for clues.
 
Pentagon to hire 3000 hackers 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Seeks to fully staff US Cyber Command.
 
Telstra offers customers access to metadata for $25 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Follows recommendation by data retention committee.
 
Govt passes law to fine web giants over online bullying 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Take down offending material or pay up.
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