Within the rapidly globalising and integrated global community, the evolution and rationalisation of technology has presented the real and present danger of cyber-attacks, creating a threat environment for all businesses. With malware becoming more sophisticated and capable of outsmarting traditional anti-virus technologies, business must prioritise cybersecurity and form an enterprise culture of digital awareness,
The unfair contract terms protections under the Australian Consumer Law was extended to protect small businesses from 12 November 2016. In this blog, we will examine the far reaching implications of this change on operations of businesses, particularly for those businesses that rely on standard form contracts. To whom and what does the Act
The Federal Court penalised travel agency Getaway Escapes over $300,000 and its director $25,000 for breaching their obligations under the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 (Cth) (‘Act’) and the Telemarketing and Research Calls Industry Standard 2007 (‘Standard’) in 2016. This record fine suggests that the Australian Communications Media Authority (ACMA) is serious about
The administration of our lives has become increasingly digitised. We bank on the Internet, complete our tax returns online, shop electronically, conduct business over e-mail. There is little that we don’t do online. So given the length of time for manual counting to complete at the Federal Election in July, electronic voting seems to be
Blockchain technology is vulnerable to the same malicious hackers that target business and government - when things go wrong millions of dollars are at stake.