Equity and privacy problems with online proctoring reflect a larger issue: Students look to universities to set an example of integrity.
Many businesses struggle with data security, but the new Privacy Act means they will have to make protecting customers' personal information a priority.
Australia has hesitated in the past to adopt a strong privacy framework. A new government review provides an opportunity to improve data protection rules to an internationally competitive standard.
Manufacturers will increasingly track the products they sell to make recycling them more profitable.
The Internet of Things will transform industry, agriculture, and our cities. But we need to consider carefully the risks as well as the rewards.
Differential privacy lets people to share data anonymously, but people need to know more about it to make informed decisions.
How much does your virtual reality headset know about your life?
From sharing snaps to gender reveals and shopfronts, Instagram has changed a lot about how we see the world — and how it sees us.
The Oculus Quest 2 headset is the latest step in the construction of a 'mirrorworld' built on high-tech surveillance and targeted advertising.
The new bill would open the gates for your data to freely exchange hands between any 'accredited' agency. The proposal is more arrogant than it is effective.
There are calls for better web design standards to ensure greater personal data and privacy protection.
It's not clear how individuals are being targeted. And while they're mostly high-profile people, that doesn't mean there's no lesson for the average person to take away.
A digital ID will only work if people are allowed to keep control of their data.
The state government has enlisted a US software company to deploy a data management system that will speed up contact tracing. But security could be a hitch.
Banning the Chinese-owned social media platforms raises free speech concerns and could worsen the US-China trade war.
The letter is part of a campaign running across Google's platforms, designed to gaslight Australian users. Don't fall for it.
In the past decade, the Australian government has commissioned data analytics projects worth more than A$200 million. We have little information about what they involved.
If a new deal between Microsoft and ByteDance goes through, the Chinese company may withdraw ownership of its TikTok operations in not only the US – but also Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
An EU decision on international data movements shows Australia's rules for safeguarding personal information may need a rethink.