Discussions of how information technology is changing Australia's public sector. We also look at technology implementations and migrations at various levels of government.
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Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that he and Attorney-General George Brandis are meeting with telecommunications companies today to discuss the government's controversial mandatory data retention proposal.
Attorney-General George Brandis has pulled out of speaking at the Human Rights Commission's Free Speech conference today following a disastrous TV interview last night where he admitted that website visits would be included in mandatory data retention.
While the Australian government has yet to provide a set definition of "metadata" it wants telecommunications companies, this is what we know so far.
A day after Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull praised a report stating Labor's NBN planning was chaotic, his government is being accused of the same sin over its handling of mandatory data retention proposals.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said that every Australians' web browsing history will be retained for access by government agencies without a warrant.
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
The music is about to stop on the dancing around the issue of data retention in Australia, and the former government needs to make its plans clear to the electorate.
Attorney-General George Brandis has confirmed he is developing legislation that would require telecommunications companies to retain customer data.
Content owners have claimed the launch of a new guide for buying TV shows, films, music and games online shuts down claims that Australians download copyright infringing material because it is not available legitimately.
Mandatory data retention is expected to be among a tranche of changes to anti-terrorism laws set to announced by the Australian federal government, but the Federal Cabinet has yet to be briefed on the proposals
The Department of Finance is inviting comments to be submitted by agencies and the industry after it released a cloud procurement discussion paper on establishing a cloud panel at the end of the year.
Smug Liberals will embrace Scales' assessment of Labor's NBN as vindication of their own position – but they're ignoring the double disaster towards which Malcolm Turnbull is steering the effort.
The latest of the government's six inquiries into the National Broadband Network after close to a year since coming into power has confirmed its existing assumptions about the establishment of the NBN project.
Zack Whittaker hits hard with our top government stories of the week, the judgement of how far reaching US data ownership is across the world. Plus, we have the usual selection of fascinating worldwide government stories, including a dangerous new point-of-sale virus. Double-check your credit card bills, folks.
Australian businesses shouldn't have to clean up after other organisations' infosec oopsies. It’s time to get tough about data breach notification.