Science & Technology

Article
19 January 2017

In possibly Australia’s most important privacy case to date, the Federal Court has dealt a severe blow to Australia’s information privacy laws by narrowing the definition of “personal information...

Report
17 January 2017

Marketing materials for 'off-the-shelf' smart home control devices are analysed, including a summary of proposed benefits and lifestyle enhancements. Potential detriments and energy consumption...

Article
13 January 2017

The SCOAP initiative aims to make work previously only available to paying subscribers of academic journals freely and immediately available to everyone.

Audio interview
13 January 2017

Dr Tobias Feakin, Australia’s Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, says Australia is a target for cyber espionage, but he has not singled out any specific nation as a threat.

Journal article
10 January 2017

The results of this study showed that the typical RF exposure of children from Wi-Fi at school is very low and comparable or lower to other sources in the environment.

Report
6 January 2017

This report is a declassified version of a highly classified assessment that has been provided to the President and to recipients approved by the President.

Report
4 January 2017

This report lays out specific recommendations for the next U.S administration’s cybersecurity policy.

Journal article
4 January 2017

The aim of this paper is to analyses residential solar PV feed-in tariffs (FiT) policy history to inform the development of a sustainable flexible pricing regime to enhance the diffusion of energy...

Technical report
29 December 2016

The F.B.I. and Department of Homeland Security have released this report which details the ways that Russia acted to influence the American election through cyberespionage.

Article
22 December 2016

Given the potential benefits of big data, it’s crucial that we find better ways to gather, store and analyse data in order to make the most of it, writes Shazia Sadiq.