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  • Privacy Awareness Week 2014

    10 Apr 2014

    Privacy Awareness Week 2014

    Privacy Awareness Week will be held from 4–10 May 2014.

    The focus of the week will be on encouraging organisations to build a culture that respects privacy and assisting individuals to understand their privacy rights.

    To find out more about how to get involved see the OAIC website.

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    08 Apr 2014

    Stay Smart Online Week

    This year, Stay Smart Online Week will be held from 2 to 6 June 2014.

    As internet use takes off and gets more mobile, the theme will be ‘On The Go’, promoting the simple steps we can all take to protect our personal and financial information online.

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    07 Apr 2014

    Be Deadly Online

    Our partners at Cybersmart ACMA have launched the ‘Be Deadly Online’ campaign tackling cyberbullying, digital footprint and sexting. Be Deadly Online responds to Indigenous community leaders’ concerns about the impact of social media on family and community relationships.

  • 03 Apr 2014

    Helping children become safe and secure online

    Stay Smart Online partner, Microsoft, shares a blog by Abul Rizvi of the Department of Communications on helping children become safe and secure online.

    Mr Rizvi discusses the important role of parents and carers in helping children have safe and positive experiences on the internet.

  • Cyber Security Challenge Australia

    12 Feb 2014

    Cyber Security Challenge Australia

    The Cyber Security Challenge Australia 2014 is the national cyber security competition for university/TAFE undergraduates across Australia and will commence at 12 noon on Wednesday 7th May 2014 and run for 24 hours. To register go to cyberchallenge.com.au

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17 Apr 2014

Heartbleed update: Some Apps and Android v4.1.1 affected: SSO Alert Priority Moderate

An older version of the Android operating system (v 4.1.1) which runs on a variety of mobile handsets and devices is vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug. Some Android apps are also vulnerable.Android version 4.1.1Google has confirmed Android version 4.1.1 is affected by Heartbleed. It released a fix fo

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