Essential Eight Explained

8 essential strategies to Mitigate Cyber Security Incidents against a range of cyber threats.

A VPN will not save you from government surveillance | ZDNet

Privacy is a multi-faced topic, and so to protect it, you need to take more than a single precaution.

How small businesses can stay cyber safe

With the global cyber threat growing rapidly, the Federal Government is calling on small businesses to take protective measures.

Blue Ocean Law Group use NetDocs

A trusted and mature global cloud platform combining security, usability, and innovative productivity tools for today's leading law firms and corporations.

Send a digitally signed or encrypted message

Learn how to use digital signatures and encryption in Outlook for Mac. Both the sender and recipient must have a mail application that supports the S/MIME standard. Outlook supports that standard.

CBA and ANZ caught in fake banking apps scam

Thousands of banking customers have been caught in a fake banking app scam, prompting questions about Google Play’s app authentication process.

Ai may be used to impersonate a person using facial recognition data!

We set out to see if we could fake Malcolm Turnbull. Researchers are warning that a new wave of artificial intelligence technology could make it so easy to create fake videos that it will undermine the public's ability to trust what they see.

Do you know what your phone is up to while you sleep?

When reporter Simon Elvery turned the spotlight on his spying devices, he was surprised at how busy they were — even when he was sleeping. Decentralised Personal Data Economy.

A community driven, global, decentralised personal data economy. Privacy is more than a human right, it’s an asset.

Let's Encrypt - Free SSL/TLS Certificates

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).

SSL Checker - SSL Certificate Verify

Use this SSL Checker to troubleshoot common SSL Certificate installation problems on your server including verifying that the correct certificate is installed, valid, and properly trusted.

Business Propel - Move your business forward

Business Propel is the next evolution in business assessment tools. Offering an end to end view, this tool will shape your business for success. Leaving no s...

Tap Wearable Keyboard

Tap today announced the launch of a new TapAcademy app for iOS that's designed to make learning to use its wearable keyboard easy!

The new data retention law seriously invades our privacy – and it's time we took action

Australia’s data retention law is one of the most comprehensive and intrusive data collection schemes in the Western world, and should be challenged.

'Data is a fingerprint': why you aren't as anonymous as you think online

So-called ‘anonymous’ data can be easily used to identify everything from our medical records to purchase histories

Digital Life: The Law Playing Catch-Up

What happens to a person’s digital assets after they die or become incapacitated.

Dubai’s New Catalyst for Growth | Blue Ocean Shift

In America, cities are being called on to reinvent themselves. Craig Ey of the Philadelphia Business Journal recently wrote that “a lack of vision – or failure to see the blue ocean – can affect cities” and lead to decline.

BigLaw at sea. Red Ocean or Blue Ocean? - Beaton Capital

Blue Ocean strategy may be too radical and uncertain for much of BigLaw, but it does present a different way of thinking to address value and growth.

Comic contracts and other ways to make the law understandable

Most Australians don't read terms and conditions or other contracts, so lawyers are experimenting with comics, graphics and other ways to make them more understandable.

Breaking it down: How legal design uses various design disciplines

For those beginning their legal design journey it’s important to understand that there are several disciplines of design that legal design…

Sign up - Visual Contracts Privacy Notice

This is a great example of what in our view a Privacy Notice should look like... this is needed when you are collecting personal information about your subscribers/members/clients/customers, etc.

The No. 1 Predictor Of Career Success According To Network Science

It has been over three years since Steve Jobs died. Since then, books have been written and movies have been made. Each has celebrated his legacy and aimed to share the secrets he used to build the largest company in the world; things like attention to detail, attracting world-class talent and holding [...]

Caxton Legal Centre Inc. (Qld)

Caxton Legal Centre offers legal information in printed form and face to face through our community legal education work

Qld Court judges - judicial profiles

This database contains biographical profiles of current and former members of the Queensland judiciary, and is updated at the request of individual Judges and Magistrates. Search the complete list of all current members of the judiciary below.

Humanitarian - Salvos Legal

Free legal service If you require free legal advice, assistance or representation, speak to a lawyer at one of our Advice Bureaus located in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria....

eClosure Money - eClosure

Find lost or forgotten deposits and shares of a deceased relative. Apply for eClosure Money.

LawRight - Access | Justice

LawRight (formerly QPILCH) is a non-profit, community-based legal service that coordinates the provision of pro bono legal services for individuals and community organisations.

Australia's #1 Legal Questions Forum |

Australian Legal Questions Forum. Ask a legal question today and receive answers to better understand popular legal issues.

Get help - Justice Connect (Australia-wide)

Answer a few questions to find the right Justice Connect service for you, and apply online.

Legal Aid NSW

Legal Aid NSW homepage. Legal Aid NSW provides free legal advice and representation to people across NSW.

Queensland Legal Aid | Helping Queenslanders with their legal problems

Legal Aid Queensland gives legal help to financially disadvantaged Queenslanders about criminal, family and civil law matters.

Welcome | Redfern Legal Centre

Since 1977, Redfern Legal Centre has been working to provide quality legal services to help people that experience disadvantage in the community.

Blockchain-based legal aid to promote access to justice

An Australian legal tech provider will launch a blockchain-enabled legal charity which it says will allow social justice initiatives to be crowdfunded by way of tax-deductible donations.

The Pro Bono Scheme | Law Society

The Law Society's Pro Bono Scheme can put you in contact with law firms willing to provide their legal services for free or for reduced fees.

The Future of Blockchain (Blockchain Series, Part 4 of 4)

What is the future of blockchain for legal services? What important prospective uses for blockchain in legal are still in their infancy?

Real World Blockchain Solutions: (Blockchain Series, Part 2 of 4)

What are the real-world solutions that leverage blockchain today? Hear from colleagues who have actually designed and implemented projects using blockchain and are moving forward with the broad-based use of blockchain in their organizations.

How To Build Your First Blockchain App (Blockchain Series, Part 3 of 4)

You're excited about blockchain as a platform -- now how do you get started back at the office? How do you even know which blockchain technology is best for your idea?

Blockchain 101

It's the big buzzword now, but what are the basics that you need to understand to evaluate blockchain as a technology platform for you and your firm or department?

Legal Block

By using blockchain technology and cryptocurrency ecology, Legal Block offers a new paradigm for preventing and resolving legal disputes.

Decentralized organizations can solve the world's worst problems

Disintermediating human trade - business - is the first step towards a more fair world We take most power for granted. After all, humans enforce most of their social contracts by giving away some freedom. We usually think about intermediaries in a microscopic scale. We think about the guy who delivered us a package.

Follow the Money: 4 Lessons in Blockchain Lawsuits -

As the popularity of blockchain increases, so does the likelihood that it will be involved in a lawsuit. Some key findings include: Parties are using public blockchain information to support allegations. Parties can attempt to attribute knowledge of public blockchain information to others. Use of cryptocurrency creates business risk.

Should Smart Contracts Be Legally-Enforceable? – Blockchain at Berkeley

Smart contracts are fantastic…when they work. But contract law is all about what happens when things don’t work.

Accord Project IEEE Partner For Smart Contract Global Standards | Artificial Lawyer

The IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organisation, and smart contract and blockchain consortium the Accord Project, today announced an agreement to develop ‘techno-legal standards’ that will ...

iOlite Bringing Blockchain to the Broader Public with New Project

iOlite Foundation's goal is to develop a new generation of blockchain by harnessing knowledge and information that is re-usable

Home-where lawyers learn blockchain

Blockchain for Lawyers - where lawyers learn blockchain. Discover how this transformative technology will impact the world economy and the practice of law.

Kodak soars on crypto-currency plans

The photo firm Kodak is to create its own crypto-currency and provide a Bitcoin-mining service.

18-122MR ASIC takes action on misleading or deceptive conduct in ICOs

ASIC is focused on misleading or deceptive conduct in the marketing and selling of digital or virtual tokens via initial coin offerings (ICOs). These offers can involve significant risks for investors that are often not disclosed or well understood.   How the law can apply  Misleading or deceptive conduct is prohibited under the Australian Consumer Law and the ASIC Act.

Blockchain and Real Estate Law: not so black letter anymore

When you begin to imagine blockchain technology combining with real estate, long settled law begins to experience tremors.


Empowering the global legal community to set the standards for the new era of legal practice built on the Blockchain. Blue Ocean Law Group is a member of LegalBlock.

In-depth on differences between public, private and permissioned blockchains

If you are looking into an application of blockchain or distributed ledger technology for business and enterprise blockchain solutions…

Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

The Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) organizes and aligns global legal industry stakeholders to enhance the security, privacy, productivity, and interoperability of blockchain technology. Blue Ocean Law Group is a member of the GLBC.