legislation

Government plans mandatory reporting, new offences for ransomware crackdown

Government plans mandatory reporting, new offences for ransomware crackdown

Outlines legislative reforms under new plan.
Oct 13 2021 10:54AM
EU plans to legislate for common phone charger

EU plans to legislate for common phone charger

Despite Apple grumbles.
Sep 22 2021 6:50AM
Police get online account takeover, data disruption powers

Police get online account takeover, data disruption powers

After "extraordinary" bill passes federal parliament.
Aug 25 2021 5:02PM
Labor reintroduces ransomware bill in the senate

Labor reintroduces ransomware bill in the senate

Accuses govt of putting off debate.
Aug 12 2021 12:59PM
Online account takeover bill faces 33 changes to pass parliament

Online account takeover bill faces 33 changes to pass parliament

PJCIS wants greater oversight, new assurances on use.
Aug 6 2021 12:53PM
Treasury to expand consumer data right with three new sharing models

Treasury to expand consumer data right with three new sharing models

Moves to "lower barriers to participation".
Jul 5 2021 6:52AM
Cross-border data access bill waved through parliament

Cross-border data access bill waved through parliament

US CLOUD Act agreement to follow.
Jun 25 2021 1:07PM
Labor introduces bill to mandate ransomware payment reporting

Labor introduces bill to mandate ransomware payment reporting

After spate of high-profile attacks.
Jun 21 2021 12:31PM
US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

Will boost ability to compete with Chinese technology.
Jun 9 2021 11:35AM
Govt urged to refine CLOUD Act-readying bill

Govt urged to refine CLOUD Act-readying bill

But intelligence committee gives in principle support.
May 14 2021 9:51AM
AWS asks govt to ban systemic weaknesses in online takeover bill

AWS asks govt to ban systemic weaknesses in online takeover bill

Wants specific prohibition added.
Feb 15 2021 3:36PM
Online account takeover powers sent to PJCIS for review

Online account takeover powers sent to PJCIS for review

Legislation to face much-needed scrutiny.
Dec 8 2020 6:29PM
Govt urged to avoid TOLA repeat with dark web laws

Govt urged to avoid TOLA repeat with dark web laws

Law Council says proper scrutiny needed.
Dec 3 2020 6:47PM
Australian govt makes play for sweeping online account takeover powers

Australian govt makes play for sweeping online account takeover powers

'Exclusive control' for serious offences.
Dec 3 2020 12:32PM
Digital identity legislation up for consultation

Digital identity legislation up for consultation

Ahead of private sector expansion.
Nov 17 2020 1:24PM
Govt kicks off long-awaited Privacy Act review

Govt kicks off long-awaited Privacy Act review

Terms of reference released.
Oct 30 2020 5:26PM
DTA to gain 40 staff after budget windfall

DTA to gain 40 staff after budget windfall

Workforce boost to support digital agenda.
Oct 30 2020 7:14AM
ACMA wants power to force 'rogue' internet providers offline

ACMA wants power to force 'rogue' internet providers offline

Calls for the end of industry co-regulation.
Oct 28 2020 6:52AM
NSW runs AI over legislation to find reform opportunities

NSW runs AI over legislation to find reform opportunities

All 89,000 sections assessed.
Jul 28 2020 6:01AM
COVIDSafe privacy protections now locked in law

COVIDSafe privacy protections now locked in law

Contact tracing app bill passes with minor improvements.
May 14 2020 11:28AM

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