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?
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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