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Will Rules Ever Make Children Safe Online?

Friday, 4 April 2014

The government is considering the appointment of Children's eSafety Commissioner whose role could include powers to instruct the take-down of offensive content on social media sites. Will it go any way to solving the problem? Read more

Submissions split over e-safety commissioner - Financial Review

Friday, 28 March 2014

Community groups have supported a push by the federal government to institute a new social media tsar, but some submissions have warned the test for determining what type of content could be taken down is too broad. Read more

Cybersafety tips: How to stay safe in the age of selfies - SBS News

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Teenagers and pre-teens who post revealing photos or information about themselves online could make themselves targets for paedophiles, says Nigel Phair, Director of the Centre for Internet Safety at the University of Canberra. Read more

Medicare easy to defraud, says expert - ABC News

Thursday, 6 March 2014

New figures show Medicare is being defrauded of hundreds of thousands of dollars each year. Read more

The rise and rise of cyber insurance - Insurance News

Monday, 3 March 2014

Cyber insurance will become a standard business insurance purchase within the next five years according to a study by AIG and the University of Canberra's Centre for Internet Safety. Read more