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  • Privacy advocate speaks out against AFP’s raid on press

    Privacy advocate, Paul Bischoff, has hit back at the AFP, calling its raid on ABC’s offices and a journalist's home “especially troubling." He said journalists need to beef up cyber security measures.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien06 June 19 09:47
  • Conroy demands on air apology from Fifield for AFP raids

    Senator Stephen Conroy demanded an on air apology from Senator Mitch Fifield last night for the AFP's raids on his office. The AFP searched Conroy's office in May in search of the source of a number of internal NBN documents that have been released by Labor.

    Written by George Nott06 July 16 09:42
  • ​IBM appoints top cop to stop cyber crims

    IBM has launched a National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to be led by former AFP national manager of intelligence, Kevin Zuccato.

    Written by George Nott28 June 16 14:15
  • Queensland Police Service lags behind in IT: report

    A review by former Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Mick Keelty of the Queensland Police Service (QPS) has found that its ICT is “significantly behind” other policing agencies in Australia.

    Written by Hamish Barwick11 Sept. 13 10:44
  • ACMA issues ransomware warning

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has warned consumers about a ransomware scam which uses the logos of ACMA and the Australian Federal Police.

    Written by Hamish Barwick17 July 13 16:49
  • AFP takes cyber safety to the people

    A multi-faceted approach covering law enforcement, education and user vigilance is vital for cyber safety in Australia to succeed according to the Australian Federal Police (AFP).

    Written by Hamish Barwick14 March 13 11:36