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Australia to try taming unruly cyber words | ZDNet

The Australian government hopes that a new ‘cyber lexicon’ will help it better engage with the public and the media in discussions of cybersecurity issues. 35 more words

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Government accepts recommendations on telco national security Bill | ZDNet

The government has accepted a series of recommendations from the PJCIS on amendments to the proposed telco national security legislation in an effort to protect networks from ‘cyber intrusions’ by ‘malicious actors’. 10 more words

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Facial recognition technology to replace passports at Australian airports | ZDNet


Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton said on Wednesday the new AU$22.5 million, three-year contract will initially see 105 new smartgates rolled out that will enable passengers to be processed using facial recognition. 11 more words

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Australian ‚ÄčeSafety Office keeping tabs on UK-style age verification for pornography | ZDNet

With the UK recently passing legislation requiring age verification before accessing pornography, the Australian eSafety Commissioner Inman Grant is looking into a local solution to protect those underage from being exposed to such material. 13 more words

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‚ÄčOmbudsman says SMBs are a growing target for cybercrime in Australia | ZDNet


According to Kate Carnell, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, half of small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) operating in Australia believe their limited online presence protects them from cybercrime. 35 more words

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Another Queensland police officer charged with computer hacking | ZDNet

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: July 25 2017

A regional Queensland police officer has been charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) for allegedly accessing and disseminating confidential information from the state’s police database. 29 more words

Australian InfoSec Incident