Data protection

Research report

08 May 2017
Key points Extraordinary growth in data generation and usability has enabled a kaleidoscope of new business models,...

Article

25 Apr 2017
The European Union (EU) has enacted two key regulations relating to data processing- the General Data Protection...

Journal article

06 Apr 2017
As members of the ‘fourth estate’, journalists have enjoyed certain limited protections for themselves and their...

Annual Report

17 Mar 2017
After one full year of operations, Digital Rights Watch has released its inaugural annual report.

Journal article

14 Mar 2017
Abstract In 2015, the Australian government passed the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data...
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Research report

Report

13 Mar 2017
On 12 January 2017, the Privacy Commissioner issued an interim report regarding a forensic audit of the mobile...

Research report

Report

10 Mar 2017
Zero-day vulnerabilities — software vulnerabilities for which no patch or fix has been publicly released — and their...

Research report

Report

23 Feb 2017
This research, published with Transparency International, measures the progress made by five key countries in...

Commentary

Article

19 Jan 2017
In possibly Australia’s most important privacy case to date, the Federal Court today dealt a severe blow to Australia’s...

Strategy

07 Dec 2016
This National Action Plan sets out the initial steps the federal government will take in pursuit of the aim to improve...

Audio program

07 Dec 2016
After years of 'open government' reforms being closed down - or shelved - the Turnbull Government is due to release a...

Book

14 Nov 2016
Overview As the global ‘data revolution’ accelerates, how can the data rights and interests of Indigenous peoples be...
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Research report

Report

03 Nov 2016
The Productivity Commission is recommending a major overhaul of Australia's data policy framework, including the...

Commentary

Article

11 Oct 2016
Enabled by exponential technological advancements in data storage, transmission and analysis, the drive to ‘datify’ our...

Audio interview

29 Sep 2016
The Federal Health Department has removed a previously public set of data from the internet, after researchers...

Blog post

15 Sep 2016
Cybersecurity continues to be a prominent issue in the US election race. An FBI bulletin, uncovered two weeks ago,...

Research report

Report

13 Jul 2016
Summary This independent study assesses how EU standards on privacy and data protection are safeguarded from...