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What are tech companies doing about ethical use of data? Not much

What are tech companies doing about ethical use of data? Not much   Tech companies have an economic imperative to avoid grappling too seriously with the ethical issues surrounding data usage. Shutterstock   James Arvanitakis, Western Sydney University Our relationship … Continue reading

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Thanks for the $2 billion for small-business expansion; now all we need are plans to expand

Thanks for the $2 billion for small-business expansion; now all we need are plans to expand   Most small and medium-sized companies in Australia have no written plan for future growth. Shutterstock   Jana Matthews, University of South Australia The … Continue reading

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Conform to the social norm: why people follow what other people do

Conform to the social norm: why people follow what other people do   Some people just follow the social norm, whether it’s right or not. Shutterstock/LENAIKA   Campbell Pryor, University of Melbourne and Piers Howe, University of Melbourne Why do … Continue reading

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New guidelines for responding to cyber attacks don’t go far enough

New guidelines for responding to cyber attacks don’t go far enough   If Australia’s electricity grid was targeted by cyber attack the fall out could be severe. Shutterstock   Adam Henry, UNSW and Greg Austin, UNSW Debates about cyber security … Continue reading

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Dramatic advances in forensics expose the need for genetic data legislation

Dramatic advances in forensics expose the need for genetic data legislation   The issues surrounding the use of genetic data are complex. image created by James Hereward and Caitlin Curtis   Caitlin Curtis, The University of Queensland; James Hereward, The … Continue reading

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