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The Courier
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissionerAttorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new fr
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissioner
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new freedom of information commissioner eight months on, amid plans to abolish his office. Attorney-General George Brandis​ refuses to say whether he will appoint a new... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissionerAttorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new fr
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissioner
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new freedom of information commissioner eight months on, amid plans to abolish his office. Attorney-General George Brandis​ refuses to say whether he will appoint a new... Read more
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The Young Witness
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissionerAttorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new fr
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissioner
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new freedom of information commissioner eight months on, amid plans to abolish his office. Attorney-General George Brandis​ refuses to say whether he will appoint a new... Read more
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Western Advocate
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissionerAttorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new fr
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissioner
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new freedom of information commissioner eight months on, amid plans to abolish his office. Attorney-General George Brandis​ refuses to say whether he will appoint a new... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissionerAttorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new fr
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissioner
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new freedom of information commissioner eight months on, amid plans to abolish his office. Attorney-General George Brandis​ refuses to say whether he will appoint a new... Read more
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9d
Manning River Times
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissionerAttorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new fr
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissioner
Manning River Times / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new freedom of information commissioner eight months on, amid plans to abolish his office. Attorney-General George Brandis​ refuses to say whether he will appoint a new... Read more
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9d
Goondiwindi Argus
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissionerAttorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new fr
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissioner
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new freedom of information commissioner eight months on, amid plans to abolish his office. Attorney-General George Brandis​ refuses to say whether he will appoint a new... Read more
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The North West Star
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissionerAttorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new fr
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissioner
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new freedom of information commissioner eight months on, amid plans to abolish his office. Attorney-General George Brandis​ refuses to say whether he will appoint a new... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissionerAttorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new fr
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissioner
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new freedom of information commissioner eight months on, amid plans to abolish his office. Attorney-General George Brandis​ refuses to say whether he will appoint a new... Read more
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The Border Mail
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissionerAttorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new fr
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissioner
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new freedom of information commissioner eight months on, amid plans to abolish his office. Attorney-General George Brandis​ refuses to say whether he will appoint a new... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissionerAttorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new fr
Abbott government has not appointed FOI commissioner
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General George Brandis refuses to say whether he will appoint a new freedom of information commissioner eight months on, amid plans to abolish his office. Attorney-General George Brandis​ refuses to say whether he will appoint a new... Read more
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9d
Computer World Australia
OAIC investigates Ashley Madison data breachActing Australian Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has launched an inve
OAIC investigates Ashley Madison data breach
Computer World Australia / Posted 9 days ago
Acting Australian Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has launched an investigation into the release of confidential data from AshleyMadison.com. A hacking group dubbed Team Impact last month claimed it had obtained access to a large volume of... Read more
9d
iTNews
Australian Privacy Commissioner investigates Ashley Madison hackPartners with Canada following second data dump. Australia's Privacy Commissio
Australian Privacy Commissioner investigates Ashley Madison hack
iTNews / Posted 9 days ago
Partners with Canada following second data dump. Australia's Privacy Commissioner has opened an investigation into the breach of infidelity website Ashley Madison after hackers exposed the profiles of as many as 37 million customers. Canadian... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Pilgrim prods telcos on data retention privacyActing information commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has reminded telcos of their pr
Pilgrim prods telcos on data retention privacy
Computer World Australia / Posted 13 days ago
Acting information commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has reminded telcos of their privacy obligations when it comes to retaining customer information in order to comply with the government's data retention regime. Under the data retention scheme, telcos... Read more
13d
Computer World Australia
Pilgrim reappointed to Privacy Commissioner roleTimothy Pilgrim has been reappointed to the role of Australian Privacy Commissi
Pilgrim reappointed to Privacy Commissioner role
Computer World Australia / Posted 13 days ago
Timothy Pilgrim has been reappointed to the role of Australian Privacy Commissioner, ending the vacancy since his previous term expired in July. After his previous five-year term expired, Pilgrim was appointed acting Australian Information... Read more
16d
The New Zealand Herald
Freightways delivers profit increaseExpress package and business mail divisions expanding but company warns of slow
Freightways delivers profit increase
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Express package and business mail divisions expanding but company warns of slowdown in NZ economy. Dean Bracewell says it is an outstanding result for the company. Freightways, the logistics and courier business, lifted annual profit by 4 per cent... Read more
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17d
New Zealand's National Business Review
UPDATE: Freightways reports 4% profit growth; warns economic headwinds will impact growth next yearUPDATED: Freightways [NZX: FRE], the logistics and courier business, lifted ann
UPDATE: Freightways reports 4% profit growth; warns economic headwinds will impact growth next year
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 17 days ago
UPDATED: Freightways [NZX: FRE], the logistics and courier business, lifted annual profit by 4% on increased sales from express packages, business mail, and information management but warned New Zealand's faltering economy is likely to see growth... Read more
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21d
New Kerala
HCL Technologies bags 5-year contract from SAI Global Global IT services company HCL Technologies on Thursday said it has been sele
HCL Technologies bags 5-year contract from SAI Global
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
Global IT services company HCL Technologies on Thursday said it has been selected as the strategic IT partner to Australian information services company SAI Global for a period of five... Read more
21d
CIO
AIIA criticises government's latest STEM reportThe Federal Government has failed to provide any clear pathway to achieve curre
AIIA criticises government's latest STEM report
CIO / Posted 21 days ago
The Federal Government has failed to provide any clear pathway to achieve current objectives in its latest report on the STEM agenda, according the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA). The government paper, entitled Vision for a... Read more
22d
iTNews
Sensis blames carriers for privacy breachTakes a week to delete exposed silent numbers. Sensis has blamed carrier partn
Sensis blames carriers for privacy breach
iTNews / Posted 22 days ago
Takes a week to delete exposed silent numbers. Sensis has blamed carrier partners for a privacy breach that led to it exposing around 230 unlisted phone numbers on the White Pages, a number of which remained on the website up to a week after the... Read more
23d
PC Advisor
Are the proposed telco sector security reforms regulatory 'over-reach'? Through its peaks and troughs, the Abbott government has always been able t
Are the proposed telco sector security reforms regulatory 'over-reach'?
PC Advisor / Posted 23 days ago
Through its peaks and troughs, the Abbott government has always been able to point to national security... Read more
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23d
CIO
Are the proposed telco sector security reforms regulatory ‘over-reach’?Through its peaks and troughs, the Abbott government has always been able to po
Are the proposed telco sector security reforms regulatory ‘over-reach’?
CIO / Posted 23 days ago
Through its peaks and troughs, the Abbott government has always been able to point to national security as an area of relative strength. The current government has certainly spent a significant amount of legislative effort on bolstering its national... Read more
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24d
Computer World Australia
Cold reception for government's telco infrastructure security schemeThe government's proposed 'Telecommunications Sector Security Reforms' (TSSR) r
Cold reception for government's telco infrastructure security scheme
Computer World Australia / Posted 24 days ago
The government's proposed 'Telecommunications Sector Security Reforms' (TSSR) regime appears to have won it few friends in the telco sector. The Attorney-General's Department has published on its website the submissions to the government's public... Read more
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24d
iTNews
Brandis urged to dump telco security reformsIndustry unites in fierce opposition to proposed changes. Australia's telecomm
Brandis urged to dump telco security reforms
iTNews / Posted 24 days ago
Industry unites in fierce opposition to proposed changes. Australia's telecommunications sector is continuing its crusade against the government's proposed industry security reforms, with submissions to the draft legislation revealing universal... Read more
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24d
Computer World Australia
Pilgrim prods telcos on data retention privacyActing information commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has reminded telcos of their pr
Pilgrim prods telcos on data retention privacy
Computer World Australia / Posted 24 days ago
Acting information commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has reminded telcos of their privacy obligations when it comes to retaining customer information in order to comply with the government's data retention regime. Under the data retention scheme, telcos... Read more
28d
PC Advisor
A short guide to privacy law: Part 2In the first article in this series, I looked at the general requirements of th
A short guide to privacy law: Part 2
PC Advisor / Posted 28 days ago
In the first article in this series, I looked at the general requirements of the Privacy Act and provided examples of how your organisation can deal with certain types of breaches. I will now examine two of your specific obligations under the... Read more
28d
CIO
A short guide to privacy law: Part 2In the first article in this series, I looked at the general requirements of th
A short guide to privacy law: Part 2
CIO / Posted 28 days ago
In the first article in this series, I looked at the general requirements of the Privacy Act and provided examples of how your organisation can deal with certain types of breaches. I will now examine two of your specific obligations under the... Read more
28d
Computer World Australia
Government wants telco security law passed this yearThe government's calendar of proposed legislation (PDF) for the spring sittings
Government wants telco security law passed this year
Computer World Australia / Posted 28 days ago
The government's calendar of proposed legislation (PDF) for the spring sittings of parliament indicates that it wants to introduce and pass before the end of the year a controversial bill intended to boost the security of telco... Read more
29d
Computer World Australia
Internet Australia joins outcry at telco infrastructure security billInternet Australia has joined representatives of the telecommunications and ICT
Internet Australia joins outcry at telco infrastructure security bill
Computer World Australia / Posted 29 days ago
Internet Australia has joined representatives of the telecommunications and ICT industries in condemning a draft bill the government says is intended to boost the security of Australia's telco infrastructure. The controversial Telecommunications... Read more
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CIO
NSW to see Australia's first government data analytics centreThe New South Wales Government has announced plans to establish Australia’s fir
NSW to see Australia's first government data analytics centre
CIO / Posted 30 days ago
The New South Wales Government has announced plans to establish Australia’s first whole-of-government data analytics centre to limit bureaucracy and improve regulation and innovation efforts. The centre, which will be hosted at the University of... Read more
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Computer World Australia
NSW government to establish data analytics centreThe NSW government will establish a whole-of-government data analytics centre (
NSW government to establish data analytics centre
Computer World Australia / Posted 30 days ago
The NSW government will establish a whole-of-government data analytics centre (DAC) to share data about issues in the state. “Data is one of the greatest assets held by government, but when it’s buried away in bureaucracy, it is of little value,”... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Cisco calls for national cyber security strategyThe establishment of a national cyber security strategy that aligns national re
Cisco calls for national cyber security strategy
Computer World Australia / Posted a month ago
The establishment of a national cyber security strategy that aligns national resources to drive a 'cyber-enabled’ national economy is among Cisco's recommendations to the Australian Cyber Security Review. The review will look at how government and... Read more
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Washington Post
After losing its biggest contract, this Va. tech company is trying to go globalNeustar, the Sterling-based company best known for operating the system that en
After losing its biggest contract, this Va. tech company is trying to go global
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
Neustar, the Sterling-based company best known for operating the system that enables U.S. consumers to keep their numbers when they switch cellphones, on Thursday bought Australian information-technology company Bombora for $86.9 million. The... Read more
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The Register
Flash deserves to live, says Cisco security manDon't kill Flash; that's the message from Cisco security veteran John Stewart w
Flash deserves to live, says Cisco security man
The Register / Posted 1 months ago
Don't kill Flash; that's the message from Cisco security veteran John Stewart who says the Adobe team have put in the hard yards into reforming security and needs to weather the current bug storm. The advice follows a call for the ravaged runtime to... Read more

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