Talking about the Australian Signals Directorate on ABC Adelaide

Rachel Noble, Director-General of the Australian Signals Directorate, speaking at the National Security College in Canberra on 1 September 2020. (Australian National University)
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Today Rachel Noble, the director-general of Australia’s cyber agency the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), gave her first speech. It attracted more interest than I thought it might, and I spoke about it this evening with Jules Schiller on ABC Adelaide.

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Talking Twitter hack, COVIDSafe, and Parler on ABC Brisbane and beyond

Computer generated representation of COVID-19 virions (SARS-CoV-2) under electron microscope. (Original by Felipe Esquivel Reed / Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 4.0, colour processing by Stilgherrian CC BY-SA 4.0)
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As COVID-19 breaks out again in Victoria and, fortunately to a lesser extent so far, in New South Wales, the subject of Australia’s COVIDSafe app returns. There’s also interest in the new “free speech” social network Parler.

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Talking the COVIDSafe app again on ABC Adelaide

Computer generated representation of COVID-19 virions (SARS-CoV-2) under electron microscope. (Original by Felipe Esquivel Reed / Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 4.0, colour processing by Stilgherrian CC BY-SA 4.0)
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The back end of the Australian government’s COVIDSafe COVID-19 contact tracing app went live today, so where are we up to? That was the core of the ABC Adelaide spot with Jules Schiller earlier this evening.

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Talking the COVIDSafe app on ABC Adelaide

Computer generated representation of COVID-19 virions (SARS-CoV-2) under electron microscope. (Original by Felipe Esquivel Reed / Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 4.0, colour processing by Stilgherrian CC BY-SA 4.0)
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The Australian government’s COVIDSafe COVID-19 contact tracing app is out there, the while Prime Minister Scott Morrison is trying very hard to persuade us to download and use it, I for one still have quite a few questions.

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