October 12, 2017 18 Comments
While endlessly talking about the importance of cybersecurity, the government has an all-care-no-responsibility attitude toward its defence data.
September 4, 2017 2 Comments
The agencies dedicated to "protecting our secrets" are insisting on a password security method that even the Daily Mail knows is nonsense, writes John Quiggin.
July 25, 2017 2 Comments
At a time of mounting concerns about cybersecurity, remember it's always your own government that's the greatest threat.
July 5, 2017 11 Comments
It's time for a dose of reality on cybersecurity ...
June 30, 2017 10 Comments
Cybersecurity agencies like the Australian Signals Directorate make us less safe with their determination to engage in cyber "offence".
June 29, 2017 1 Comment
Ransomware attacks have been on the rise over the last three years and can affect anyone at any time, writes Crikey intern Will Hogan.
April 20, 2017
By collecting and using vulnerabilities in widely used software, our own intelligence agencies pose a double threat to business -- while governments preach cybersecurity.
October 14, 2016 13 Comments
Already in trouble for trying to expand his power, Attorney-General George Brandis is now demanding the right to personally vet security researchers.
October 13, 2016
Despite an unusual effort to downplay cybersecurity risks, the Australian Cyber Security Centre's latest threat report was the basis for the usual scaremongering.
September 29, 2016 3 Comments
The government proposes to ban attempts to strip anonymity from large datasets. But in doing so, it could also ban the best means of spotting security flaws.