government

AWS can now carry protected Australian govt data

AWS can now carry protected Australian govt data

Joins Microsoft with certification.
Jan 24 2019 8:23AM
NSW govt CISO bound for Human Services

NSW govt CISO bound for Human Services

Maria Milosavljevic announces departure.
Jan 23 2019 10:32AM
US .gov sites dropping like flies as certs expire

US .gov sites dropping like flies as certs expire

Scuppered by government shutdown.
Jan 17 2019 7:16AM
Vic Govt employee directory accessed by unauthorised party

Vic Govt employee directory accessed by unauthorised party

Impacts about 30,000 staff.
Jan 2 2019 10:59AM
Govt to green-light 'selectively' targeted vulnerabilities

Govt to green-light 'selectively' targeted vulnerabilities

Under its encryption bill.
Dec 6 2018 11:11AM
Govt pushes Flash, Java, web ad blocks in revised infosec manual

Govt pushes Flash, Java, web ad blocks in revised infosec manual

Browser hardening and automated patching among 66 new controls.
Dec 4 2018 8:41AM
Govt piles on encryption pressure in final week

Govt piles on encryption pressure in final week

Debate to resume despite joint parliamentary inquiry.
Dec 3 2018 11:47AM
Govt to pressure telcos to host call centres onshore

Govt to pressure telcos to host call centres onshore

To resolve complaints faster.
Nov 15 2018 12:14PM
Dept of Jobs and SmallBiz prepares for 2020 core app update

Dept of Jobs and SmallBiz prepares for 2020 core app update

Agile changes culture for devs and stakeholders.
Oct 29 2018 6:50AM
Govt to beef up website blocking laws

Govt to beef up website blocking laws

Targets file hosting sites, mirrors and proxies.
Oct 18 2018 9:24AM
Telstra pins its financial woes on government

Telstra pins its financial woes on government

Rejects criticism over performance.
Oct 16 2018 9:56AM
Apple says decryption should 'alarm every Australian'

Apple says decryption should 'alarm every Australian'

The security weaknesses and spying it could be forced to do.
Oct 13 2018 10:49PM
MIT 'net policy wonks say decryption bill is unworkable

MIT 'net policy wonks say decryption bill is unworkable

Disputes feasibility of encryption access without security risks.
Oct 12 2018 9:50AM
Microsoft has high hopes for Australian government's big data

Microsoft has high hopes for Australian government's big data

Wants near barrier-less access to it.
Sep 28 2018 5:50AM
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
Govt asked to 'strengthen' temporary mobile tower rules

Govt asked to 'strengthen' temporary mobile tower rules

Proposal doesn’t pass senate unscathed.
Sep 11 2018 8:10AM
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
Aussies get used to website blocking regime

Aussies get used to website blocking regime

Less likely than last year to try to bypass it.
Aug 8 2018 11:11AM
Govt puts low reserve on 5G spectrum

Govt puts low reserve on 5G spectrum

Takes different approach to 4G auction.
Aug 6 2018 3:02PM

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