Foreign Minister Julie Bishop visiting the Telstra cyber-security operations centre in Sydney last year.
Framing cyberspace as a national security concern can quickly erode fundamental human rights.
Robots should be empowered to pick the action that most helps humans.
Not all hackers can be bad for an organisation: the white hat or ethical hacker can help.
Simply updating and patching an organisation's computer software may not be enough to fend off another cyber attack. You could engage an ethical hacker to help out.
The darknet, like the open internet, is not immune from illegal activity. But many darknet users are there in search of 'hacker ethics' values such as privacy and free speech.
Minister for Communications and Arts, Mitch Fifield, speaking on Q&A on August 23, 2016.
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield told Q&A that the Children’s eSafety Commissioner has investigated 11,000 cases of cyberbullying and can fine social media firms $17,000 a day. Is that true?
Robots and AI can be safe, if we make them that way.
There are growing concerns about robots, artificial intelligence and automation. Now two new organisations are seeking to produce responsible robots and advance beneficial AI.
By simulating cities from the "bottom-up", scientists can help us plan for the future.
The security breach of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) demonstrates governments have a lot to learn about protecting their documents from cyber attacks.
Artificial intelligences with the power of life or death over humans – what could possibly go wrong?
Richard Greenhill and Hugo Elias
Your autonomous vacuum cleaner cleans your floors and there is no great harm if it occasionally bounces into things or picks up a button or a scrap of paper with a phone number. But then again this latter…
The social media verdict is out on Nova Peris, but her privacy was clearly violated to create a scandal, forcing her to respond in parliament.
When Frances Abbott’s private scholarship award was “exposed”, when poetry professor Barry Spurr was outed for his inflammatory emails and when Senator Nova Peris was devastated by the leaking of her private…