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The U.S. Congress is moving forward quickly with legislation that would encourage private companies to share cyberthreat information with government agencies, despite concerns that two leading bills weaken consumer privacy protections.
By Grant Gross | 28 March, 2015 04:43
The U.K. Court of Appeal won't block a privacy lawsuit that alleges Google tracked Safari users without authorization, so the three plaintiffs can continue their legal fight against the search company.
By Loek Essers | 28 March, 2015 02:13
The Human Rights Council of the United Nations has voted in favor of a resolution backed by Germany and Brazil to appoint an independent watchdog or 'special rapporteur' to monitor privacy rights in the digital age.
By John Ribeiro | 27 March, 2015 15:15
Optus has submitted an enforceable undertaking to Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim which commits it to an independent review of its information security systems.
By Hamish Barwick | 27 March, 2015 11:41
Telstra will store data that it is forced to retain under the government's new data retention regime within Australia, the telco has revealed.
By Rohan Pearce | 27 March, 2015 11:22
A slew of tech companies have joined privacy groups in calling for the U.S. government to reform its surveillance practices.
By Fred O'Connor | 27 March, 2015 04:02
Several state consumer protection agencies in the U.S. have joined the state of Texas in objecting in bankruptcy court to the proposed sale by RadioShack of personal information of its customers.
By John Ribeiro | 26 March, 2015 17:38
New York's Attorney General says his office will take "appropriate action" if personal data on millions of RadioShack customers is handed over as part of a just-concluded bankruptcy sale.
By Martyn Williams | 26 March, 2015 05:19
The crossbenchers have provided the "true opposition" to the government's proposed data retention regime, Greens Senator Scott Ludlam told a press conference earlier today.
By Rohan Pearce | 25 March, 2015 17:05
Dutch telecom providers have to delete data that had been retained under the now-scrapped data retention law, unless it is needed for business purposes.
By Loek Essers | 25 March, 2015 02:44
U.S. companies' ability to process personal information from European Union citizens will be challenged in the European Union's highest court on Tuesday.
By Loek Essers | 24 March, 2015 01:56
It came as a shock to just about no one in the cybersecurity industry that China has a cyberware unit, which was acknowledged by the government there this week.
By Grant Gross | 21 March, 2015 07:30
Norwegian browser developer Opera Software has bought virtual private network service SurfEasy to help its users protect their privacy when accessing the Web from smartphones, tablets and computers.
By Loek Essers | 19 March, 2015 23:20
The following report, is based on a global survey of 706 IT and security professionals conducted in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. The goal of the survey was to capture data on current attitudes and trends with mobile devices and IT security. This is the third survey on this topic and this report evaluates differences in responses to similar questions asked over the past two years.
- CCMobile Designer / Developer - IOSNSW
- CC.Net Solution ArchitectNSW
- FTSenior SQL DBANSW
- CCMobile Designer / Developer - IOSNSW
- FTBusiness Management - Account Director - Leading Entertainment ClientNSW
- FT.Net Solution ArchitectNSW
- CCFront End Web Developer (Drupal)NSW
- FTJunior Media Buyer - Sales CoordinatorNSW
- CCDBA (Oracle/SQL)NSW
- CCSenior Systems EngineerNSW
- CCMobile iOS DeveloperNSW
- FTApplication Support SpecialistNSW
- CCSenior Release EngineerNSW
Pekin Insurance, a large Midwestern insurance policy provider with 1,200 agencies and 7,500 independent agents, is always striving to better serve its customers. Pekin wanted to give its growing number of tech-savvy customers direct online access to policy and billing information. To do that, Pekin launched a new web application, called My PI that would deliver a self-service customer portal.
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