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The latest from the world of security.

Window-dressing the backdoor

Dec 29, 2019

Government’s half-baked cyber security crackdown tiptoes in the right direction.

The anti-encryption legislation joke is still doing the rounds – one year on

Dec 07, 2019

Downunder, encryption-related friction is rife as the government continues to willingly erode its citizen’s right to private communication – and do so with a smile.

More than ever, acquiring a VPN is Very Pressing Now

Nov 25, 2019

I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping access to data Protecting our personal data from prying eyes is fast becoming a must for all Australians. Over recent years, The Australian Government have taken a series of steps to expand the boundaries of the…

Taking off your Google-coloured glasses

Sep 30, 2019

Today, the greatest and most effective salesman is not the magazine, the billboard, the television or even the internet. It’s your own mind.

NCrypt Cellular offers data protection for everyone with /e/, the Google-free Android mobile ecosystem

Aug 10, 2019

Privacy protection is once again in the spotlight as /e/, the privacy by design mobile ecosystem has, partnered with Australian encryption specialists NCrypt Cellular to provide customers with open source Google free products.

Paranoid Android

May 16, 2019

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, androids were heroes in the battle for good against the might of an evil empire

The Terror Game – Control Through Fear

Apr 17, 2019

Legislative shortcuts means we’re short-changed on due process Australia has yet again succumbed to a blind rush to legislate in the wake of the atrocities committed in Christchurch on March 15th The Unlawful Showing of Abhorrent Violent Material Bill 2019 has been loosely characterised as a crackdown on social media in response to live streamed footage from the perpetrator which was subsequently shared by other online users.

Opposed to the Anti-Encryption Bill?

Mar 18, 2019

What can you do about it? The problems associated with the passing of the Access and Assistance Bill are well documented and are universally condemned by broad ranging stakeholders who clearly understand this has not only negatively impacted on their businesses but on their civil liberties

International Support for Stand against Anti-Encryption Law

Feb 25, 2019

Solidarity between suppliers preserves online privacy Secure Enterprise Communications provider SaltDNA and Sydney based encryption specialists NCrypt Cellular have recently elected to oppose anti-encryption legislation passed in Australian Parliament which seriously compromises rights to online security. In a determined message of solidarity, SaltDNA have made it clear to all in Australia that the hastily-drafted legislation has not gone unnoticed overseas and that they object in principa...

Welcome to two thousand and 1984!

Feb 12, 2019

The secret’s out, there can be no more secrets. The novel “1984” brilliantly sets out a bleak nightmarish future where ‘Big Brother’ is always watching and listening. Perhaps he was really speaking to societies like Australia who incorrectly assume they are immune from such systemic breaches of privacy.