Security > Identity management

AusPost to work with DTA on digital identity

22 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia Post will integrate its identity verification technology into the government's Digital Identity Framework, in collaboration with the Digital Transformation Agency.

Australians are ready for e-voting: Australia Post

03 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A report from Australia Post indicates that nearly three-quarters of Australians expect to be able to vote online in the 2019 election, and suggests that the organisation could help the government run a secure e-voting system.

Semafone and SecureCo boost credit card security

01 March, 2017

With credit card fraud on the rise, Semafone and SecureCo have partnered to provide telephone payment security to Australian call centres.

Data retention scheme prompts privacy concerns from IA

21 December, 2016

Privacy concerns have been raised by Internet Australia (IA) after the federal government called for a radical expansion of its data retention scheme.

Vic CPDP warns against online profiling

18 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Victorian public sector organisations should be wary of the risks involved with using social media to search for information on potential new hires, according to the state's privacy commissioner.

Accenture buys Australian security firm Redcore

24 August, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Accenture has agreed to buy Melbourne-based Redcore to expand Accenture Security's capabilities in IAM and security-as-a-service.

Passwords are broken: Centrify executive

22 August, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Visiting Centrify executive David McNeely believes it is time to address the fact that passwords are the weak link in security, responsible for the majority of data breaches.

South Australia Police choose NEC facial recognition

02 August, 2016

NEC Australia has been selected to deliver South Australia Police's (SAPOL) facial recognition system.

Standards body warns against SMS for 2FA

27 July, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology has advised against the use of SMS for two-factor authentication verification, and may disallow the technology altogether in the future.

61 government agencies want access to telco metadata

19 January, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has disclosed that 61 agencies, including federal and state departments, regulatory bodies and even one city council, have requested access to data under the metadata retention scheme.

Two-factor authentication – 5 points you need to know

28 August, 2015

Once you have decided to implement two-factor authentication, what is the next step? With the multitude of solutions available in the market today, how do you know which is going to be right for your organisation?

KPMG Australia buying IAM vendor First Point Global

24 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

KPMG Australia will purchase identity and access management vendor First Point Global as part of wider efforts by the KPMG global network to augment its global security capabilities.

Identity access management you can bank on

26 November, 2014

ING DIRECT, one of Australia's largest banks, has successfully rolled out an identity access management system that has dramatically improved turnaround times and efficiency, and decreased risks.

Nude photo leak shows that passwords are passé

29 September, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Passwords are a flawed method of maintaining online security and should be replaced with identity management systems, Centrify Regional Manager Derek Morwood has argued.

Single sign-on: solving the password proliferation problem

08 September, 2014 by Stephen Withers

Having multiple passwords combined with numerous redundant sign-on processes poses both a security risk and a productivity loss for business. A single sign-on system is the answer.

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