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Future of facial recognition at Australian airports now uncertain

Future of facial recognition at Australian airports now uncertain

Home Affairs moves to remediate old stock amid replacement project.
Aug 23 2019 7:02AM
Home Affairs could tap telcos for MAC and IP addresses, port numbers

Home Affairs could tap telcos for MAC and IP addresses, port numbers

As more organisations use data retention laws.
Jul 17 2019 4:55AM
Australia's airport smartgate upgrade stalls

Australia's airport smartgate upgrade stalls

Only operational trial paused.
Jul 15 2019 7:25AM
Home Affairs deletes top govt cyber advisor position

Home Affairs deletes top govt cyber advisor position

Role disappears ahead of review.
Jun 21 2019 6:50AM
Home Affairs to consolidate comms platforms

Home Affairs to consolidate comms platforms

Calls for single UC solution.
Jun 17 2019 11:50AM
Dept Home Affairs appoints new CIO, restructures tech group

Dept Home Affairs appoints new CIO, restructures tech group

Merges IT, major capability divisions.
May 22 2019 7:00AM
Home Affairs chief Pezzullo decries rise of the 'digital industrial complex'

Home Affairs chief Pezzullo decries rise of the 'digital industrial complex'

Cyber tsar worried about "connectivity without values".
Mar 14 2019 8:30PM
Second Aussie airport gets new contactless arrivals smartgates

Second Aussie airport gets new contactless arrivals smartgates

And another lines up.
Feb 12 2019 7:20AM
Home Affairs says encryption-busting laws now in use

Home Affairs says encryption-busting laws now in use

Training expands to police forces this month.
Jan 30 2019 4:28PM
National real-time intelligence system quietly gets another $59m

National real-time intelligence system quietly gets another $59m

Govt approves full funding for tranche one.
Jan 15 2019 12:00PM
Home Affairs narrows down bids for billion-dollar visa platform deal

Home Affairs narrows down bids for billion-dollar visa platform deal

Two consortiums in race for lucrative contract.
Dec 10 2018 1:17PM
Australia’s diplomats at odds with crypto bill

Australia’s diplomats at odds with crypto bill

DFAT signs on to Paris Call for cyber stability.
Dec 3 2018 12:00PM
Home Affairs culls IT contractors amid budget blowout

Home Affairs culls IT contractors amid budget blowout

Hundreds walked after projects paused.
Nov 19 2018 6:30AM
Home Affairs says crypto-busting preferable to buying greyhat cracks

Home Affairs says crypto-busting preferable to buying greyhat cracks

Puts rules around use of encryption keys, judicial review.
Oct 11 2018 9:26PM
Govt to review how identity data is managed, secured

Govt to review how identity data is managed, secured

Probe will consider how ID documents are issued and handled.
Sep 27 2018 6:45AM
Department of Home Affairs CIO quits

Department of Home Affairs CIO quits

After just seven months.
Sep 18 2018 6:58AM
Home Affairs dominates in govt cyber war games

Home Affairs dominates in govt cyber war games

Outplays public, private rivals.
Sep 17 2018 10:55AM
Aussie corporates in govt cyber war games named

Aussie corporates in govt cyber war games named

Public vs private in Operation Shell Breaker.
Sep 5 2018 6:01AM
Home Affairs nears ASD Top 4 compliance

Home Affairs nears ASD Top 4 compliance

Whitelisting, OS patching added to the books.
Aug 21 2018 12:00PM
Mobile check-in goes live for Australian international flights

Mobile check-in goes live for Australian international flights

Qantas to introduce service in October.
Aug 6 2018 11:30AM

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