Companies are compiling your smartphone data into shockingly intimate profiles that can be used against you.
Storing data in the cloud is convenient, but how secure is it? And what are users' options for stepping up their data security?
Australians can see the impact of dockless bike sharing on the streets of their cities. The huge store of data collected about user journeys is less visible, but just as important.
Like legitimate e-commerce, ransomware e-crime is increasing in scale, value and sophistication.
With the right approach to data security, scientists' discoveries of the locations of rare and sought-after species needn't leave a trail for poachers to follow.
UK politicians are planning very different approaches to data privacy, security and surveillance.
From power walks to silly walks, we can use our movement to generate energy in a way that is unique to everyone. And that can be used to help secure our wearable technology.
New legislation will soon require organisations to disclose any data breaches involving your private details. But the legislation still has some gaps in it.
The ATO system crash was unusual, but it was handled as well as could be expected.
People who think like hackers have some really good ideas about how to protect digital privacy during turbulent times. We can learn from them.
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Businesses need to take the lead to show customers and governments that industry can handle data management, says former ACCC chief Graeme Samuel.
A new type of computer means we'll need a new way to make our data secure.
Privacy fears over longer retention of names and addresses in Census 2016 are understandable, but are also misinformed and exaggerated.
Imagining possible futures can help us plan a secure information technology environment for the years to come.
The FBI has accessed the data on a shooter's iPhone. What if the device had been running Android?
How should we address growing concerns about information security without denying society the benefits big data can bring?
Apple's refusal to back down in its fight with the FBI is a sharp reversal from just a few years ago when it was the government urging tech companies to do more to protect consumer privacy.
From Frodo to Skynet – the new Malware Museum shows how viruses reflect our culture and our fears.
Biosafety needs to be about more than personal protective equipment and safe laboratory practices. Don't forget the cybersecurity.
A new threat to secure online communication could be a symptom of a wider cyber security problem.