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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.

Silent Pocket partners with NCrypt in digital privacy crusade

Jan 29, 2019

Responding to increasing vulnerability of public and corporate online data security, leading Faraday bag and RFID (radio frequency identification) manufacturer, Silent Pocket has joined forces with Australia’s NCrypt Cellular, providing a one-stop online destination for those who take privacy seriously.

Sleepwalking into a Digital Dystopia

Jan 16, 2019

Could this be the beginning of the end of privacy We are marching towards cyberspace oblivion and this 3-part special will be keeping a close watch on the nation’s privacy and security of information death- march towards… well let’s see, shall we?

GDPR – What does this mean for me and my Australian business

Jul 24, 2018

GDPR and Australian Businesses You would of come across an email or two about the policy update, if you didn’t we take our hat off to you. But nevertheless, what does this update mean for Australian Business?

Joining forces against data thieves

Jun 12, 2018

NCrypt Cellular, Australia’s only secure phone repair service and Queensland-based mobile device specialists iMend Phones have inked a partnership that makes encrypted phone repair accessible, nationwide. With increased awareness of data mining and breaches, as well as scrutiny on social media and marketing platform behaviours that potentially compromise privacy, the demand for secure systems and devices has grown exponentially. And while vendors are falling over each other to either addre...

Is the Legal Industry taking Client Confidentiality Seriously?

May 03, 2018

When it is time to call a lawyer, you know you are at rock bottom. Nothing makes us feel more vulnerable than having to ask a professional to come to our defence. However, we are reassured by the idea that at the end of the day we can trust our lawyer to protect us from danger or embarrassment. The confidentiality between a lawyer and their client is a well-known agreement, but does your lawyer do enough to protect your private information from outside attack?

Healthcare or Health scare: Is the medical industry putting patients personal data at risk?

Apr 05, 2018

Whether we like it or not, our everyday lives are run by data. We must give our information in exchange for the most basic necessities: money, food, education, employment and health. But in doing so, are we being compromised? Since the dawn of the internet, cyber criminals have targeted our major industries, healthcare included. More vulnerable than a cupcake at a Weight Watchers meeting, our information is just waiting to be taken and passed on to the highest bidder, But shouldn’t there b...

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