security

Camera surveillance

With Australia’s facial verification bill currently in draft, UNSW Senior Lecturer Dr Carmen Leong addresses how mass surveillance technology could impact the economy.

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Despite the hype about its capabilities, there are questions about the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's operational readiness, writes Steven L. Jones. 

Cyber Security

Malcolm Turnbull’s cyber security strategy will foster a new era of cyber research and innovation, writes Alan Dupont.

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As advised by NSW Police, the campus remains open and classes will continue as normal tomorrow, Tuesday 13 October.

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UNSW has been made aware of a threat to the safety of staff and students on the Kensington campus and is working with the NSW Police. 

 

 

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Australia must use what leverage it has with the US to urge a cogent, measured and co-ordinated response to Russia’s Syrian intervention, writes Alan Dupont.

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Wearable consumer devices used to monitor health and fitness could become important sources of information for medical practitioners and insurance providers.

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Security systems based on photo identification could be significantly improved by selecting staff who have an aptitude for this very difficult visual task, a UNSW-led study of Australian passport officers suggests.

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Australia's presidency of the UN Security Council is an opportunity for the government to support the women, peace and security agenda in Syria, writes Laura Shepherd.

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Australia’s military must re-evaluate its role post Afghanistan or risk failing to adapt to new international challenges, leading security analyst Professor Alan Dupont warns.

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