Fortifying Australia’s cybersecurity resilience
The frequency and magnitude of cybersecurity threats is increasing, and with it, the need to strengthen Australia's ability to protect against such threats. In 2018, we'll need to focus on several key areas around cybersecurity to ensure continued protection against new threats in this area. Data61's John McLaughlin explores further below.
Privacy-Preserving Data Sharing for Australia’s Digital Economy
The most valuable resource in the world is no longer oil or gold, but data.
The looming impact of distributed ledgers
Looking past the hype, Data61's John McLaughlin explores the variety of real-world, practical applications of distributed ledgers, and how they're due to have several significant impacts on Australian industries
Big Tech Impacts for 2018
Technological change accelerates faster than our ability to observe it, but with enough investigative rigour, we can scratch at the surface of the near future
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.
A swift response: How we’re helping Chile’s flood planning using domestic expertise
Much of CSIRO's work has application in many countries - our contribution to the development of wireless networking ('WiFi') is well known, and the technology is ubiquitous around the world
Predicting the Burn: Data61’s Global Bushfire expertise
Bushfire is a profound, serious and frequent concern for much of the Australian population, with the total annual cost of natural disasters in Australia expected to increase from $9 billion to $33 billion by 2050
Global leadership in society’s biggest challenges
This issue of Algorithm explores Data61's role as an Australian innovation hub with global impact.
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