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Displaying items by tag: Privacy Act

OAIC: The convenience store group interfered with customers' privacy by collecting sensitive biometric information that was without necessity or reasonable consent.

Published in Security

Almost half of all Australian small and medium business are under-prepared and potentially exposed to significant financial loss and crippling reputational damage, according to a newly published report on cyber risks.

Published in Security

The Federal Government will fine social media and online platforms operating in the country $10 million for serious breaches of the Privacy Act, or thrice the value of any benefit derived from the breach.

Published in Technology Regulation

A Melbourne-based lawyer and business adviser says the new data breach notification law will not be the only one working to potentially internalise the costs of a breach.

Published in Security

An amendment to the Privacy Act, in order to criminalise the re-identification of anonymised released government datasets, may fail to clear the Senate if the report of the committee appointed to look into it is any indication.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian government has announced that it will amend the Privacy Act 1988 to make it a criminal offence to re-identify government data that has been de-identified.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Australian customer-owned financial services company Beyond Bank has selected UXC Eclipse to play a key role in the organisation-wide roll-out of Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Office 365.

Published in CRM
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 17:40

IBM, Veda extend outsourcing agreement

IBM has signed a five-year, multi-million dollar agreement with Australian-listed credit information and analysis firm Veda to extend its existing outsourcing relationship.

Published in Outsourcing
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 15:29

New privacy laws pose potential risks for execs

C-level executives have been warned that they risk being fined for misconduct if the don’t have the right tools in place when handling personal information when new privacy laws come into effect in one week’s time.

Published in MVNO
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 00:43

Growing concerns about online privacy

There’s increasing concern about online privacy for many Australians, particularly mobile users, with around one in 10, or 12%, saying they have personally experienced a privacy issue when using a mobile application.

Published in Security

Australian organisations risk financial and reputational damage if they fail to meet the challenges of the new Australian Privacy Act changes to take effect from March this year, according to the APAC chief of a major identity services firm.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 11:15

Privacy concerns in huge rise

One in three Aussies have had an issue with the way their personal information was handled in the last year, according to research released today.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 15:02

Vodafone found to have breached the Privacy Act

Vodafone/VHA seems to have come off lightly from the Privacy Commissioner's investigation into the alleged leak of confidential customer information, but the Commissioner has not answered all the questions.

Published in Cornered!




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