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Mandatory Data Breach Notification Laws back on the Agenda

In December last year, the Federal Government released an exposure draft of the Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015 (the Bill) for public consultation. The draft Bill, which was promised by the Government in April 2015, proposes to establish a mandatory data breach notification scheme under which entities bound by the

2017-02-17T17:04:56+00:00February 3rd, 2016|

Avoiding an Accident Waiting to Happen – OAIC’s Guide to Securing Personal Information

If your organisation handles personal information in any way, shape or form, you will by now be familiar with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs). Introduced in March 2014, the APPs were designed to act as a single framework of rights and obligations in relation to the collection and handling of personal information. Specifically, the APPs

2017-02-17T17:02:28+00:00February 11th, 2015|