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NSW govt agencies could be forced to report data breaches | iTnews

The NSW Labor Party has introduced a bill that would force state government agencies to report if they suffer data breach.

Source: NSW govt agencies could be forced to report data breaches


IAB Australia Regulation Update: New Mandatory Data Breach Notification Laws | IAB

From 22 February 2018, the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) will include a mandatory data breach notification scheme. This means you will have to alert authorities and all affected individuals about any ‘eligible data breach’ which takes place in your company. 28 more words


Oz military megahack: When crappy defence contractor cybersecurity 'isn't uncommon', surely alarm bells ring? | The Register

While Australia’s federal government scrambles to hose down a hacking incident, it’s important to ask why a defence contractor of any size could run a network so insecure it exposed default administrative interfaces to the Internet. 18 more words


Australian national security contractor hit by hackers | Sky News

The government will reveal that a national security contractor has been hacked in a cyber security report.

Source: National security contractor hit by hackers


What Is The GDPR And Why Australian Businesses Should You Care? | Lifehacker AU

The European Union has always favoured the protection of personal privacy over the rights of governments and law enforcement to snoop on our data. Their regulations for the protection of Personal Identifiable Information (PII) have been among the strongest in the world. 38 more words


Govt reveals data breach notification format | iTnews

The government has finally revealed a draft of the statement it expects organisations to file if they suffer a data breach after February 22 of next year. 23 more words


Who's the HIC?

Who is the “health information custodian” when an institution with an educational mandate provides health care? PHIPA gives institutions choice. Here’s a presentation I gave yesterday in which I argue that the institution (and not its employed practitioners) should assume the role of the HIC. 12 more words

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