Despite lingering privacy concerns, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is plowing ahead with plans to build a massive centralized database containing detailed healthcare claims information on millions of federal employees and their families.
Jaikumar Vijayan |
17 Jun |
The Western Australia Auditor General, Colin Murphy, has identified significant vulnerabilities to cyber threats in all of the agencies examined for his 2011 Information Systems Audit Report.
Tim Lohman |
15 Jun |
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is one of most vocal politicians in Washington when it comes to the issue of mobile privacy. In April, he sent letters to both Apple and Google asking if and how they collect location data on their users.
Ed Oswald |
16 Jun |
The privacy flap over Facebook's new facial recognition service has gained some momentum.
Sharon Gaudin |
14 Jun |
Australian intelligence agency Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) has urged government agencies to conduct a risk assessment to determine the viability of Cloud computing technology before jumping head first.
Chloe Herrick |
15 Apr |
The legal framework in which businesses operate their IT and data security is "totally outdated" and dates "from the 20th Century, while attempting to tackle problems in the 21st", according to a panel of experts.
Leo King |
07 Jun |
Getting customers to recognise penetration testing as legitimate mitigation against potential hacks has proved vital for the Australian Taxation Office's (ATO) vulnerability management unit.
Hamish Barwick |
18 May |
The NSW government department tasked with the state’s data centre reform program, the Department of Services Technology and Administration, has the green light to procure a software package to support internal audit and corporate risk management.
Rodney Gedda |
04 Apr |