privacy

WA Health criticised over Covid-19 data management

WA Health criticised over Covid-19 data management

Audit finds insufficient protections in PHOCOS.
May 19 2022 11:50AM
'Big tech' data harvesting comes under fire by world central bank group

'Big tech' data harvesting comes under fire by world central bank group

Customers should get more control over personal info.
May 6 2022 6:32AM
India mandates data breach notification within six hours

India mandates data breach notification within six hours

Also requires VPN customer registration.
May 2 2022 12:13PM
Videoconferencing apps can access muted mics

Videoconferencing apps can access muted mics

Webex tweaked to stop collecting audio from muted users.
Apr 20 2022 6:43AM
Tasmanians to get a single government identifier

Tasmanians to get a single government identifier

With the arrival of myServiceTas portal.
Apr 12 2022 6:09AM
Victoria installing Zscaler on students' personal devices to monitor traffic

Victoria installing Zscaler on students' personal devices to monitor traffic

Packet inspection extended to BYOD.
Apr 4 2022 6:30AM
Google rolling out age verification on YouTube, Play Store in Australia

Google rolling out age verification on YouTube, Play Store in Australia

May request ID or credit card be uploaded.
Mar 17 2022 3:14PM
Ombudsman says agencies still break data interception laws

Ombudsman says agencies still break data interception laws

Police and regulators need to improve their act.
Feb 25 2022 11:49AM
ANZ fears privacy reforms could lead to increased surveillance

ANZ fears privacy reforms could lead to increased surveillance

Wants singling out removed from proposed changes.
Feb 24 2022 7:00AM
EU rules take aim at illegal data transfer to non-EU governments

EU rules take aim at illegal data transfer to non-EU governments

Legislation offered to protect big tech customer data.
Feb 24 2022 6:51AM
Google, Meta push back against changes to privacy laws

Google, Meta push back against changes to privacy laws

Meta said consumers prefer to pay with their data than their wallets.
Feb 23 2022 7:15AM
Australian gov data breach numbers slip out of public view

Australian gov data breach numbers slip out of public view

In latest OAIC report.
Feb 22 2022 1:26PM
Services Australia braces for ‘wholesale’ IT changes from privacy review

Services Australia braces for ‘wholesale’ IT changes from privacy review

"Significant concern" over lead time, cost.
Feb 21 2022 11:48AM
ABC iView registration is back, and so are privacy concerns

ABC iView registration is back, and so are privacy concerns

Facebook, Google queue up for hashed user e-mail addresses.
Feb 18 2022 11:15AM
Banks say they should not be treated like Big Tech by online privacy bill

Banks say they should not be treated like Big Tech by online privacy bill

The online privacy bill could force banks to abide by stricter privacy obligations.
Feb 17 2022 12:00PM
Azure misconfiguration exposed ISOC members' info

Azure misconfiguration exposed ISOC members' info

No malicious instances of access uncovered.
Feb 16 2022 9:27AM
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
French watchdog says Google Analytics poses privacy risks

French watchdog says Google Analytics poses privacy risks

Users' data could be accessed by US intelligence.
Feb 11 2022 6:45AM
Facebook should tighten doxxing rules on home addresses

Facebook should tighten doxxing rules on home addresses

Says its oversight board.
Feb 9 2022 6:47AM
Australian telcos in line for classified threat intelligence briefings

Australian telcos in line for classified threat intelligence briefings

Recommendation that spy agencies share more, and vice versa.
Feb 8 2022 12:35PM

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