Displaying items by tag: Privacy Awareness Week

Being connected is an essential part of our everyday lives, enabling us to connect personally and professionally, but with protecting privacy vitally important in the digital era, how do you do this?

Published in Home Tech

Concern over data privacy is common in Australia, but there are signs comfort towards data sharing is improving, according to newly published research revealing 44% of Aussies agree that they feel more comfortable about the issue of exchanging personal information with companies than in the past.

Published in Data
Monday, 15 May 2017 16:15

Privacy Awareness Week 15-19 May 2017

Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) is 15-19 May and run under the auspices of the Office of the Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner. It is a week to explore privacy under the theme “Trust and Transparency”.

Published in Security
Friday, 27 May 2016 08:34

Criminals targeting mobile data

Has Privacy Awareness Week made us any more aware of our privacy? It seems that while the message is getting through it takes longer for behaviours to change.

Published in Security

A nine-number password — 123456789 — can be cracked 431 times in the blink of an eye through a brute force attack. Substituing one number with a letter from the alphabet — A23456789 — increases the time taken to crack it to more than 40 years.

Published in Security

Privacy and security, especially online seems to be overlooked by consumers and business alike. It is timely for Australians to reflect on, and take control of, such issues during Privacy Awareness Week.

Published in Security

A Fairfax journalist won a 22-month battle to get his metadata from Telstra, with Telstra appealing, issuing a blog post and Communications Alliance having its say.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Monday, 05 May 2014 15:24

The human factor puts data privacy at risk

Human error has been identified as the key vulnerability of cyber security and a major threat to data privacy, according to the security chief of one global security firm.

Published in Security




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