Govt plays down alleged 5G health effects in submission to inquiry The Federal Government has moved to quell the fears expressed by Australians over the alleged health effects of 5G, with a submission from the Department of Communications and the Arts to a House of Representatives standing committee pointing out the safeguards taken to limit the amount of radio frequency that electromagnetic energy telecommunications facilities can emit.
19th November 2019
ACMA acts against 11 telcos The Australian Communications and Media Authority has taken action against eleven telcos for failing to comply with consumer protection rules.
8th November 2019
Data breaches worst in Australia, says Cisco - but beware ‘cybersecurity fatigue’ Cisco’s annual Asia Pacific Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Benchmark Study says that data breaches are costing Australian businesses more than those in any other country in the region.
7th November 2019
Europeans close to 5G security agreement The Member States of the European Union are close to finalising a new framework for assessing the risk of 5G networks. FCC narrowly approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger T-Mobile and Sprint, will finally merge – maybe. The transaction has been approved by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by a 3-2 vote, but some states have filed lawsuits against the deal.
19th October 2019
China behind February Australian parliament breach: claim Australian intelligence officials have concluded that the breach of the Federal Parliament network in February was carried out by China, but has kept it quiet to avoid any problems in the bilateral trade relationship, a report claims.
17th September 2019
Optus reveals first 50 Ericsson 5G site locations Optus has revealed the list of the first 50 5G site locations to be built by Ericsson across Sydney and Melbourne as part of its multi-vendor 5G rollout.
14th May 2019
Australia 7th most affordable for broadband, NBN Co claims A study carried out by AlphaBeta for NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has found that this country is the seventh most affordable market for broadband.
9th March 2019
The TelSoc forum in mid-November (in Melbourne) is rapidly approaching. Government telecommunications sector security reform agenda makes this forum highly relevant to the future of the sector.
This paper discusses a Packet Storage Time (PST) routing attack in relation to a Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) where an attacking node modifies its storage time and thereby does not forward packets to the intended recipient nodes. The paper presents an approach using Artificial Immune System based Danger signal (DS) and Pathogen Associated Molecular Pattern (PAMP) signal to identify a PST routing attack.
Most Aussies hardly use their landline and cost trumps speed; Dubber secures Simetric agreement on mobile recording solution; UK and Australia Govts banning Apple Watch from Cabinet meetings: hacking fears; Big Switch ? like name, like nature; Samsung should cut its losses and take Note7 off the market; Most phones lack protection: survey; Verizon bid to get Yahoo! price lowered: report;
11th October 2016