Australia flags tough new data protection laws this year
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus says Australia could have tough new data protection laws in place this year in an urgent response to a cyberattack that stole from a telecommunications company the personal data of 9.8 million customers.
Australia mulls tougher cybersecurity laws after data breach
The Australian government says it's considering tougher cybersecurity rules for telecommunications companies after the nation’s second-largest wireless carrier, Optus, reported the breach of personal data from 9.8 million customers.
Musk to seek exemption from Iran sanctions for Web access
Elon Musk’s hopes to operate his satellite internet firm in Iran require permission from the Treasury Department, which said Tuesday it welcomes applications to support internet freedom in the country, which is largely isolated from western economies.
3 Iranian citizens charged in broad hacking campaign in US
The Justice Department says three Iranian citizens have been charged in the United States with ransomware attacks that targeted power companies, local governments and small businesses and nonprofits, including a Pennsylvania domestic violence shelter.
Texas Southern University hosting ASA HBCU/MSI Technology Infusion Road Tour this week
Texas Southern University is hosting the NASA “HBCU/MSI Technology Infusion Road Tour” from Sept. 13-15, which will give the university and its students access to internship opportunities and provide faculty and staff with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and research-focused partnership opportunities.
Can technology fill the void where more police officers are needed? (Dec. 15, 2021) – Houston Public Media
On Wednesday's show: The city considers new technology that identifies where and when shots are fired and alerts police. Can it fill the void of additional law enforcement personnel the city can’t afford?houstonpublicmedia.org