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Telstra offers customers access to metadata for $25
14 hours ago by Allie Coyne in Security | Comment Now 
Follows recommendation by data retention committee.
 
Kathmandu hires new CIO
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Grant Taylor's replacement named.
 
Microsoft warns Windows vulnerable to FREAK bug
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Affects Secure Channel package.
 
Cost of telco services falls while NBN plan prices rise
16 hours ago by Allie Coyne in Telco/ISP | Comment Now 
Customers search for bigger data caps.
 
Why companies aren't investing in cyber security
1 day 11 hours ago by Benjamin Dean in Security | Comment Now 
Govt policies hindering infosec, not helping.
 
Journalist metadata could get special treatment
1 day 8 hours ago by Andrew Colley in Security | Comment Now 
Media union says Government botched retention bill.
 
Equinix's Melbourne data centre to open in weeks
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ME1 to span 9800 square metres and 1500 cabinets.
 
CrimTrac names new boss as Smith exits
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Senior staffer of NSW Police Commissioner to take over.
 
Virgin Atlantic engineers to test Sony smart glasses, watches
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To allow more time on planes during turnaround.

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