Tag: <span>security</span>

NBN cyber security centre to be set up in Melbourne

Posted December 06, 2015 14:20:58 Up to 700 new jobs will be produced at a new cyber security headquarters getting set up in Melbourne for the National Broadband Network (NBN), the Victorian Government says. Details technologies specialists will function at the 24-hour centre at the Docklands to safeguard the NBN from cyber attack. The move…


Climate protesters banned in Paris security crackdown

Posted November 29, 2015 07:50:58 Photo: Australian activist, “Climate Guardian” Zoe Buckley Lennox, mentioned it is “absurd” to ban public protests. (ABC News: Chloe Aldenhoven) Associated Story: Security steps up in Paris as self-confidence builds for climate change action Map: France French climate change activists have been placed beneath residence arrest ahead of the opening…


Security steps up in Paris as confidence builds for climate change action

Updated November 28, 2015 12:36:26 The “stars seem to be aligning” for severe action on climate alter, UN secretary common says, but the threat of extremist violence threatens to overshadow essential climate change talks in Paris this week in the wake of terror attacks in the French capital a fortnight ago. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull…


Broad support for foreign VDL buyer but senator flags food security concern

Posted November 27, 2015 18:48:28 The sale of Australia’s largest and oldest dairy farming outfit to a privately owned Chinese company has been welcomed by local and national players amid warnings over Australia’s future food security. The Van Diemen’s Land Company (VDL) has always been foreign owned and it has been revealed it will remain…


Wi-fi-enabled Hello Barbie doll raises serious security concerns

Updated November 27, 2015 17:52:04 Security authorities warn the new Hello Barbie doll is a disaster waiting to come about and will make kids vulnerable in their personal house. The newest Barbie model, which maker Mattel hope to release prior to Christmas, will be wi-fi-enabled, making it feasible for her to have a two-way conversation…


Muslim soldier labelled ‘security risk’, told he would never be promoted

Posted November 26, 2015 11:31:46 Photo: The soldier stated he had been discriminated against several occasions during his service. (Supplied) Map: Australia A soldier who converted to Islam says he was branded a “safety risk” and told he would by no means be promoted since of his religion. Essential points: Australian soldier ostracised after converting…


Security experts issue online shopping warning in lead-up to Christmas

Posted November 26, 2015 05:56:25 Online retailers are increasingly becoming the target of criminal gangs committing credit card fraud, security experts say. In the lead-up to Christmas, much more and much more shoppers will be digitally handing more than their credit card details when they acquire presents on the internet. But there are risks. A…


Blast hits state security bus in Tunis

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mohamed V Avenue is the major road in the capital An explosion has hit a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunisia’s capital, Tunis, state Tv reports. At least 11 individuals have been killed in the blast, the interior ministry mentioned. The explosion, for the duration of rush hour in the…


SpaceX appears poised to launch its first national security payload

A Falcon 9 launch in March, 2015. (credit: SpaceX) United Launch Alliance (ULA) has declined to bid on the launch of a next-generation GPS satellite, opening the way for SpaceX to launch its very first national safety payload later this decade. ULA’s choice marks the most recent (apparently triumphant) skirmish in a contentious, high stakes…