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Australia's ID systems 'deficient', unfit for online: review

Australia's ID systems 'deficient', unfit for online: review

Exclusive: Report urges greater use of biometrics, face verification.
May 19 2022 7:05AM
Gov pledges to mandate IoT cyber security standards

Gov pledges to mandate IoT cyber security standards

Backs away from mandatory labels.
May 13 2022 1:08PM
Accenture's $60m permissions capability platform gig excludes visas

Accenture's $60m permissions capability platform gig excludes visas

Work order yet to eventuate.
Apr 21 2022 6:55AM
Gov looks to close data security 'gaps' with new action plan

Gov looks to close data security 'gaps' with new action plan

After flurry of recent reforms.
Apr 6 2022 12:06PM
More cops to start using national real-time criminal intelligence system

More cops to start using national real-time criminal intelligence system

"Late adopters" to come onboard before end of 2022.
Apr 5 2022 7:00AM
Global tech talent visa intake halved amid skills shortage

Global tech talent visa intake halved amid skills shortage

Budget 2022: Visa program slashed.
Mar 30 2022 7:00PM
NSW ICAC asks for decryption and disruption powers

NSW ICAC asks for decryption and disruption powers

Asks for end to 'patchwork' of legislation.
Mar 23 2022 12:15PM
Home Affairs downplays gov data 'gaps' in critical infrastructure regime

Home Affairs downplays gov data 'gaps' in critical infrastructure regime

Existing protections to continue.
Mar 23 2022 6:56AM
NSW Police issues first coercive notice under encryption-busting powers

NSW Police issues first coercive notice under encryption-busting powers

As assistance requests continue to grow.
Feb 16 2022 12:33PM
Border Force defends temporary phone seizures at checkpoints

Border Force defends temporary phone seizures at checkpoints

And the ABF will probably do it again.
Feb 16 2022 8:09AM
Digital passenger declarations ready for border reopening

Digital passenger declarations ready for border reopening

Platform launches this week, but arrivals cards remain some way off.
Feb 14 2022 2:14PM
Home Affairs says end-to-end encryption is detrimental to public safety

Home Affairs says end-to-end encryption is detrimental to public safety

"Not striking the right balance between the benefits and the risks of harm".
Feb 2 2022 6:44AM
Home Affairs says online account takeover powers now in use

Home Affairs says online account takeover powers now in use

First warrants issued to authorities late last year.
Jan 31 2022 8:01AM
National facial recognition database to transition to new provider

National facial recognition database to transition to new provider

As part of managed services shakeup at Home Affairs.
Jan 28 2022 1:20PM
Home Affairs boss says big tech is bigger surveillance threat than government

Home Affairs boss says big tech is bigger surveillance threat than government

Addresses oversight and over-reach risks of Australian laws.
Jan 21 2022 7:00AM
Telcos get new powers to block malicious SMS scams at scale

Telcos get new powers to block malicious SMS scams at scale

As Telstra begins piloting its 'cyber safety capability'.
Nov 29 2021 12:50PM
Australia's biggest global tech talent visa sponsors, ranked

Australia's biggest global tech talent visa sponsors, ranked

More than 500 companies, organisations have nominated.
Nov 17 2021 6:50AM
Gov unveils principles to help secure critical technology supply chains

Gov unveils principles to help secure critical technology supply chains

Aimed at building business resilience.
Nov 15 2021 12:26PM
Gov considers new powers for telcos to block malicious SMS scams

Gov considers new powers for telcos to block malicious SMS scams

Home Affairs boss says discussions underway.
Oct 27 2021 6:14AM
Global tech talent visa lures 9584 migrants in second year

Global tech talent visa lures 9584 migrants in second year

Most already in Australia.
Sep 21 2021 12:18PM

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