encryption

Crypto bill adds 'pub test' for warrants, drops revenue justification

Crypto bill adds 'pub test' for warrants, drops revenue justification

New safeguard inserted to prevent 'systemic weaknesses'.
Sep 21 2018 9:27AM
Decryption laws enter parliament

Decryption laws enter parliament

Less than two weeks after public consultation closes.
Sep 20 2018 10:07PM
Govt's decryption bill can only lead to 'systemic weaknesses'

Govt's decryption bill can only lead to 'systemic weaknesses'

As more governments try to copy Australia, say cryptographic experts.
Sep 11 2018 4:38PM
States flouting right to encrypted messaging - UN expert

States flouting right to encrypted messaging - UN expert

Ignoring duty to protect freedom of expression and privacy.
Sep 11 2018 6:43AM
Five-Eyes nations to force encryption backdoors

Five-Eyes nations to force encryption backdoors

Tech companies get Faustian interception choice.
Sep 3 2018 6:59AM
Govt finally reveals how it plans to target encryption

Govt finally reveals how it plans to target encryption

Will involve weakening the security of services.
Aug 14 2018 8:10AM
Dropbox scares users by shrinking syncing options

Dropbox scares users by shrinking syncing options

Dirty over loss of encryption option and shrinking filesystem options.
Aug 14 2018 6:30AM
Decryption laws edge closer to reality

Decryption laws edge closer to reality

Bill to be introduced before year-end.
Aug 9 2018 4:00PM
French govt builds its own encrypted messenger

French govt builds its own encrypted messenger

To reduce risk of data breach.
Apr 17 2018 6:28AM
Aussie feds help nab alleged supplier of encrypted phones to crims

Aussie feds help nab alleged supplier of encrypted phones to crims

Phantom Secure CEO among charged.
Mar 16 2018 10:30AM
US deputy A-G calls for "responsible encryption"

US deputy A-G calls for "responsible encryption"

Argues it would "not amount to backdoors".
Oct 13 2017 11:41AM
NSA backs down in encryption row

NSA backs down in encryption row

After pressure from distrustful US allies.
Sep 21 2017 5:32PM
Why you should care about the govt's encryption crackdown

Why you should care about the govt's encryption crackdown

And why the new laws are unlikely to make a difference.
Jul 14 2017 3:45PM
Australian govt will introduce decryption laws before end of year

Australian govt will introduce decryption laws before end of year

Legal powers to force assistance where necessary.
Jul 14 2017 9:17AM
Turnbull handballs encryption problem to tech companies

Turnbull handballs encryption problem to tech companies

'The ball is in your court'.
Jul 11 2017 10:31AM
Some WA agencies still floored by simple infosec

Some WA agencies still floored by simple infosec

Poor passwords, patching, and plain text.
Jun 29 2017 2:25PM
Australia pushes ahead with plans to pressure tech firms on encryption

Australia pushes ahead with plans to pressure tech firms on encryption

Claims it's not asking for backdoors.
Jun 28 2017 3:44PM
Labor is likely to support Turnbull's encryption fight

Labor is likely to support Turnbull's encryption fight

Terrorists must have 'no place to hide'.
Jun 13 2017 12:35PM
Turnbull govt wants to force companies to break encryption

Turnbull govt wants to force companies to break encryption

Will discuss plan with Five Eyes partners.
Jun 12 2017 10:00AM
Australia's data retention scheme is still a mess

Australia's data retention scheme is still a mess

Telcos continue to push for changes to law.
Mar 29 2017 2:51PM

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