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  • Dozens more government agencies accessing 'metadata'

    More than 100 federal, state and local government agencies are known to be accessing so-called telecommunications ‘metadata’ despite not being among the list of enforcement agencies included in the data retention legislation.

    Written by Rohan Pearce16 July 19 16:50
  • Government acknowledges Aussie businesses have taken hit from ‘encryption’ law

    The Department of Home Affairs has acknowledged that, according to advice it has received from industry, the way the so-called ‘encryption’ legislation is perceived has “had a material impact on the Australian market and the ability for Australian companies to compete globally”.

    Written by Rohan Pearce05 July 19 12:17
  • Home Affairs seeks to tackle hodgepodge UC

    Home Affairs is seeking to rationalise its unified communications platforms as part of a broader strategy to streamline technology at the mega-department.

    Written by Rohan Pearce17 June 19 11:51
  • Dutton is Morrison’s cyber man

    The government no long has a dedicated cyber security minister, with responsibility for information security policy being the domain of the minister of home affairs.

    Written by Rohan Pearce27 Aug. 18 09:17