This new data privacy tool is ensuring anonymous COVID-19 data stays secure and private
All it takes for an individual to be reidentified in an anonymous dataset are three crucial pieces of information – […]
Newly discovered computer attack can steal data from memory chips
Security researchers have developed a new cyber-attack called RAMBleed, a variant of Rowhammer that can steal data from memory chips […]
Web of worries: are you unknowingly loading malicious content from “trusted” sites?
Love it or leave it, the World Wide Web is here to stay. In a mere 20 years, the Internet […]
D61+Live 2018 – New frontiers in privacy preserving technology
Is absolute privacy a myth? Can we create value out of data sets while still ensuring anonymity? How can we keep data secure and private? At a time when data privacy is making headlines for all the wrong reasons, our experts explored new frontiers in privacy.
Privacy-Preserving Data Sharing for Australia’s Digital Economy
The most valuable resource in the world is no longer oil or gold, but data.
Social media is a window to privacy’s biggest issues
The advent of social media has caused a very significant shift in how we use digital communication tools. Companies like Facebook create an environment that is filled with words, videos and images from friends we’ve known for decades, and use their platform to create new connections, facilitate events, raise money for charities and amplify the voices of individuals and groups.
Australia’s government agencies and the changing landscape of privacy
Algorithm's editorial team explores privacy in the context of gov't, with contributions from our experts
Engineering identity from anonymity: Our work on risks of re-identification
Data61's Jane Scowcroft, with contributions from Ben Kloester and Paul Tyler, explain re-identification - when anonymous data is analysed to reveal sensitive information about participants.
Transform, perturb, pollute
There’s a tenuous and fragile balance between the usability of data and the privacy of the people to which it refers. At CSIRO’s Data61, we’re focused on finding ways to ensure data can remain private without sacrificing too much of its usefulness.
An interview with Adrian Turner on privacy
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, OAIC, have created a week dedicated to focus on the need for organisations to develop and re-assess systems, processes, culture and practice to make sure they put their customers’ personal information first.