News about the latest in technology related research, teaching and student success stories from Swinburne.
Data retention plan amended for journalists, but is it enough?
Fri 20 Mar 2015
The House of Representatives has finally passed the third tranche of national security legislation concerning data retention.
It's too late to debate metadata
Swinburne Senior Lecturer Philip Branch discusses that it is too late to discuss what should or should not be collected in the "metadata debate".
Is it possible to circumvent metadata retention and retain your privacy?
Fri 13 Mar 2015
Swinburne's Philip Branch looks at some of the suggestions for legally avoiding metadata collection to see how they stack up.
Sleep-e to ease insomnia
Treatment for insomnia can be costly but there is now a new online treatment that is being trialled nationwide.
Hackers' kit bag: the tools that terrorise the internet
Fri 06 Mar 2015
These days anyone can download the tools used for cyber crime writes Swinburne's James Hamlyn-Harris.
What 'safeguards' are in Australia's data retention plans?
Thu 05 Mar 2015
Swinburne's Angela Daly co-writes an article, exploring the data retention laws that could be soon be passed in Australia.
Collaboration needed to bring manufacturing into the next era
Mon 02 Mar 2015
Swinburne played host to the recent US Ambassador's Innovation Roundtable.
Expert panel give their thoughts on metadata retention report
Swinburne academics give their thoughts on the Federal government's proposed metadata retention laws.
Good sleep gets harder as we age, but mindfulness could help
Thu 26 Feb 2015
Being mindful of the present moment can help older adults with sleeping difficulties improve their sleep.
How much will Australia's metadata retention plan really cost?
Thu 19 Feb 2015
Swinburne's Philip Branch says there are still questions to be answered on what metadata is to be kept from internet connections.