Last month the Victorian Government released its Cyber Incident Management Plan (Plan). The Plan applies to all Victorian Public Sector bodies (Victorian Government organisations), and details the responsibilities of Victorian Government organisations in managing cyber … Continued
The Australian Government’s Information and Privacy Commissioner (Commissioner) has issued a statement that it is making inquiries of Facebook in relation to the reported data mining of 50 million Facebook profiles around the world. The … Continued
The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Bill (ACDC) was introduced recently into the US Congress. If passed on its current terms it will amend the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to make limited hacking back legal … Continued
The vulnerability of credit card data has been brought to light again, with the Hyatt Corporation announcing late last week unauthorised access to payment card information. The information relates to cards manually entered or swiped … Continued
On 29 September, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) published new draft resources to assist organisations to prepare for the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme (NDB Scheme), which commences on 22 February 2018. Consultation … Continued
Government authorities across the world have been turning their attention to accessing electronic communications as operational intelligence or evidence in criminal or national security investigations. The most recent aspect of this in Australia is to … Continued
Another massive data breach has hit the news with US listed ‘global information solutions company’ Equifax Inc. announcing a cybersecurity ‘incident’ potentially impacting a whopping 143 million US consumers. To put this into context – … Continued
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