Only one data breach of 242 reported to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner in the April-June quarter affected more than a million individuals and up to 10 million, according to the OAIC's quarterly data breach report issued on Tuesday.
Australians will be able to safely share their personal data with trusted service providers once consumer data rights (CDRs) become a reality, the ACCC chair Rod Sims says.
Expectations that Facebook would be hit with anything remotely resembling meaningful fines over the Cambridge Analytica scandal have been dashed, with Britain's Information Commissioner’s Office levying a £500,000 penalty on the company.
A complaint made to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner over Facebook's provision of Australian users' details to now defunct analytics firm Cambridge Analytica could mean a big payout if it succeeds.
Australia's biggest online doctor appointment booking service, HealthEngine, has reported a data breach, saying that personally identifiable information of some users may have been accessed through the company's online Practice Recognition System.
Supermarket group ALDI has become the latest Australian business to suspend the use of its online recruitment system following the data breach at the human resources outfit PageUp People.
Sixty-three data breach notifications have been received by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner since the Australian data breach notification law came into effect on 22 February.
The biggest debate about big data is who owns it and what they can do with it. The short answer is you don’t own your data, and they can do anything they like with it.
Digital freedoms and rights group, Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA), has called on the Attorney-General – George Brandis - to cease what it says is his “absurd
war of attrition” with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
The newly-created Office of the Australian Information Commissioner would bring with it an era with much easier access to public sector information and a boon for Gov 2.0 practices, Parliamentary Secretary Kate Lundy said.
The newly established Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has selected Melbourne-based software developer Resolve to implement a business-critical case management system.
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