The government's melodramatic new cybersecurity strategy is embarrassingly vague — but points to dramatic new powers for intelligence agencies to spy on Australians and engage in commercial espionage.
The head of ASIO is demanding new laws to undermine encrypted communications. Here's a guide to what those laws will really be used for, and why we all benefit from encryption.
While western governments continue to demand the ability to spy on all their citizens, one key security agency says encryption must be protected at all costs.
Global trends point towards increased surveillance and censorship. Australia is no different.
Many prominent Australian politicians' websites are not secured, putting anyone who contacts them online at risk.
Politicians love to fawn over the IT sector, but a bipartisan bill passed yesterday ensures it is never taken seriously.
It's high time Labor cut the bullshit and admitted they're just as committed to creating a police state as their opponents.
Good morning, early birds. The government's anti-encryption bill is set to be passed today after last-minute recommendations were tabled, the Coalition calls for voter ID laws to counter "mistrust of politicians", and Indigenous and LGBTIQ storytelling cleans up at the AACTAs. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.