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Putting data governance and privacy top of your agenda

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Putting data governance and privacy top of your agenda

The Australian Government’s open data and digital agenda has sparked renewed debate around privacy, governance and security.

06 November 2017

Trust by design: Balancing accessibility and security in blockchain

If designed correctly, a blockchain can increase trust in a system, but like any computing system, if it is poorly design it may still be vulnerable to data...

26 October 2017
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Espionage, sabotage and infrastructure: what you need to know about the Security of Critical Infrastructure Bill

Australia's coordinated and strategic framework to respond to the increasing risks of sabotage, espionage and coercion against Australia’s national critical infrastructure.

19 October 2017

Driverless cars changing the rules of the road in Australia

The National Transport Commission has released another discussion paper this month asking for input on how current Australian driving laws should be amended to cater for driverless cars.

09 October 2017

Procurement, participation and panels: Commonwealth ICT investment is set for a shake-up

The ICT Procurement Taskforce's report has been released, along with the Government's response to the report, and policy announcements driven by it.

24 August 2017

Tech companies to support law enforcement in proposed legal reforms

The Australian Government has announced plans to introduce new legislation to force global tech companies to unlock and provide encrypted information to authorities for law enforcement purposes.

09 August 2017

10 things you need to know about Ethereum

Part of KWM's digital fundamentals series, discover the what, how and why of Ethereum.

07 August 2017
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"Know Your Token": A guide to participating in token sales

Token sales are rapidly gaining momentum as the darling of capital raising in the digital economy.

31 July 2017

The regulatory road for driverless cars in Australia

The National Transport Commission has released a discussion paper outlining four regulatory options to govern the safety of driverless cars and other autonomous vehicles in Australia.

13 July 2017

10 things you need to know about Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

The who, the what and the why of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

03 July 2017
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New automated vehicle trial guidelines: Getting Australia ready for the driverless car

Companies will need to refer to jointly developed Guidelines by AustRoads and the National Transport Commission when applying for permits and exemptions.

05 June 2017

Australia's New Energy Future: Data availability and sharing is rapidly approaching

The Productivity Commission’s Final Report on Data Availability and Use recommends Australia adopt a risk-based, scalable approach to data sharing. What are the implications for the energy &...

22 May 2017