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Potential security vulnerabilities found in the NSW roads management network could lead to accidents and vehicle congestion, according to a new report by the NSW auditor-general.
The Australian Department of Defence has revealed that it will commence its first public cloud trial of Google Apps in April.
Microsoft has purchased Equivio, maker of a machine-learning platform for the legal industry, for an undisclosed amount.
Google resists calls from European data protection authorities to apply privacy-related URL removals to non-EU domains.
Hollywood's new cybersecurity film Blackhat opened this weekend and bombed hard, despite high praise from infosec elites.
The students have become the masters: How Estonia's tech prowess has inspired countries around the world
Last year Estonia's e-Governance Academy helped 26 countries to adopt or start getting acquainted with different digital government systems.
Approximately 6,000 premises in Sydney, Melbourne, and the ACT will be the first to be connected to the NBN via fibre to the basement.
A clever experiment in Portugal is showing how adding new technology to the city's vehicles - including garbage trucks - can be put to new uses.
The European Commission has detailed its reasons for accusing Luxembourg of giving Amazon favourable treatment.
The Australian Department of Defence is running a 24-month pilot of Google Apps as its first major step towards using cloud services.
The president is pushing for the end of laws that protect larger, established Internet providers from competition, which he says harms the rollout of rural broadband services.
To blame Australia's drop in the Akamai State of the Internet ranking for peak and average broadband speeds on the government's decision to move away from fibre to the premises for the NBN defies reality.
Ahead of the State of the Union later this month, the president's proposed laws aim to force companies to disclose hacks and breaches inside a month.
Some countries and cultures have a hatred of our freedoms. Not only do they persecute their own subjects relentlessly, they feel they can reach outside of their own closed societies and attack us. They are wrong. We will not be silenced.
MI5 chief warns "technology and market changes," including those in response to activities conducted by British intelligence, are making it harder for the agency to catch terrorists.
Groundbreaking Balkan hacker conference BalCCon: First Contact brought hackers from all over the world to its successful launch and makes plans for next year's edgy event.
This weekend the Balkan Computer Congress BalCCon: First Contact is putting Balkan hackers center stage with international hackers at the first-ever Balkan hacker conference.
An error with money printing press paper feeds in 2010 cost the government millions of dollars and delayed the debut of $100 bills that contain many innovative, new security features.
A look back at the hot topics, major discoveries, and technological breakthroughs of 2012: from privacy to surveillance, major product launches, successes and catastrophes.
Scenes from Twitter of the peaceful London 5th of November V For Vendetta re-enactment protest against government surveillance, censorship and unjust imprisonment - largely organized by Anonymous hacktivists.
With the election only three weeks away, it's becoming clear that I'm going to need to pick a horse to ride really soon. ZDNet Government's David Gewirtz has been finding himself day-dreaming about the people he'd prefer to vote for, if he were given the chance.
Despite Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange's successful asylum bid, he picked the worst embassy to try and escape from. Here's why, and how he could possibly evade the U.K. authorities.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange gave a statement to protesters and the media from the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Sunday.
Business-technology exhibition CeBIT 2012 kicked off today, bringing together a who's who of technology players. Many exhibitors appeared to be playing it safe, with booth babes absent from view. Instead, a few took BYO to heart, and brought their own trucks, caravans and bikes.
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials Australasia conference gives vendors a chance to show off the latest and greatest tech for keeping the public safe and dealing with emergency situations. ZDNet Australia took a sneak peak at some of the tech on show.
New South Wales Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner officially opened Dimension Data's newest customer service centre in Sydney's Macquarie Park today.
Australia and New Zealand have handed in their written proposal that lays out why the nations should be chosen to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the continent-sized radio telescope.
Really Apple? The iPad design is so new, so unique, that you can use it to legally ban the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from the EU? I Don't Think So.
The ICT industry suited up last night for the CeBIT 2011 ICT celebration dinner and 2011 Australian Government ICT Awards at the Sydney Convention Centre.
The annual CeBIT show started today in Sydney, with numerous speeches from technology heavy weights as well as stands from vendors ready to spruik their technology.
At the RSA 2011 Conference, Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn talks about a new pilot program that will make it easier for government and the technology industry to work together in the future. Lynn says through the new plan, the Defense Department will be able to incorporate more commercial practices while at the same time technology professionals can learn about the challenges facing the Defense Department.
Following the internet blackout in Egypt over the last week, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy this morning said that he didn't think the Australian Government had the power to pass a law to make internet service providers cut off the internet.
At a Churchill Club event debating the importance of WikiLeaks in Santa Clara, Peter Thiel, Co-founder of Paypal, talks about the difficulty private companies face when defending public interests. Thiel argues that vague laws grant the government excessive powers against companies and individuals and therefore need to be clarified.
Billionaire retailer Gerry Harvey yesterday said that the debate about foreign retailers not being forced to collect GST on some Australian purchases had been misconstrued as a battle between the internet and companies like his own Harvey Norman empire.
At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, FBI Director Robert Mueller highlights the importance of a coordinated response to cybercrime, encouraging businesses to work more closely with the government. Mueller assures companies that reporting breaches of security and going through the investigative process can be done with minimal disruption, safeguarding privacy, data, and confidentiality.
At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano discusses three efforts underway to ensure the security of the nation's cyberinfrastructure. This includes the development of National Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan, which will facilitate a coordinated response to cyberthreats from the federal government, local city and state governments, as well as the private sector
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