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Computer World Australia
Government pushes ahead with data breach notification schemeof the breach notification bill, made public in December, would oblige business
Government pushes ahead with data breach notification scheme
Computer World Australia / Posted 2 days ago
of the breach notification bill, made public in December, would oblige businesses to report a “serious data breach” to the Australian Information Commissioner and notify individuals whose data is affected by a breach. A “serious breach” is defined... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Ashley Madison agrees to security overhaul after damning privacy reportthey are wanted by sexually attractive women. The Office of the Privacy Commis
Ashley Madison agrees to security overhaul after damning privacy report
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 3 days ago
they are wanted by sexually attractive women. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) have set out their opinion stalls about Ashley Madison. "Privacy breaches are a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ashley Madison parent broke Canada, Australia privacy lawsfor comment. The investigation conducted jointly by the Office of the Privacy C
Ashley Madison parent broke Canada, Australia privacy laws
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
for comment. The investigation conducted jointly by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner found that certain information security safeguards were insufficient or absent at the... Read more
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FOX Business
Cheating site had inadequate security, privacy officials sayseeking affairs that made international headlines, the Office of the Privacy Co
Cheating site had inadequate security, privacy officials say
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
seeking affairs that made international headlines, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner said Tuesday that their investigation into Ashley Madison had identified numerous... Read more
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FOX Business
Cheating site had inadequate security, privacy officials sayseeking affairs that made international headlines, the Office of the Privacy Co
Cheating site had inadequate security, privacy officials say
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
seeking affairs that made international headlines, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner said Tuesday that their investigation into Ashley Madison had identified numerous... Read more
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Reuters
Ashley Madison parent broke Canada, Australia privacy lawsfor comment. The investigation conducted jointly by the Office of the Privacy
Ashley Madison parent broke Canada, Australia privacy laws
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
for comment. The investigation conducted jointly by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner found that certain information security safeguards were insufficient or absent at the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Company behind Ashley Madison agrees to improve security after massive hackwomen to boost revenues and engagement by luring male users. The OPC began its
Company behind Ashley Madison agrees to improve security after massive hack
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
women to boost revenues and engagement by luring male users. The OPC began its investigation – in co-operation with the Australian Information Commissioner – acting on a complaint under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Ashley Madison's security safeguards inadequate: Privacy officialsdata breach that made international headlines, the Office of the Privacy Commis
Ashley Madison's security safeguards inadequate: Privacy officials
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
data breach that made international headlines, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner say their investigation into Ashley Madison has identified numerous violations of the... Read more
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CTV News
Ashley Madison had inadequate security safeguards, privacy officials saydata breach that made international headlines, the Office of the Privacy Commis
Ashley Madison had inadequate security safeguards, privacy officials say
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
data breach that made international headlines, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner say their investigation into Ashley Madison has identified numerous violations of the... Read more
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The Register
Australian Information Commissioner won't say which agencies follow data-match guidelinesIs that good or bad? Who can say: compliance with the guidelines is voluntary T
Australian Information Commissioner won't say which agencies follow data-match guidelines
The Register / Posted 11 days ago
Is that good or bad? Who can say: compliance with the guidelines is voluntary The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) received a dozen requests to review data matching programs in the last financial year, The Register has... Read more
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International Business Times
Australian digital census was hacked because IBM wouldn't pay for DDoS prevention services census before the attacks occurred were worried that their personal details had
Australian digital census was hacked because IBM wouldn't pay for DDoS prevention services
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
census before the attacks occurred were worried that their personal details had been stolen by the hackers. However, Australian information security journalist and podcaster Patrick Gray says his confidential sources are telling him a... Read more
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Perth Now
What Census drama means for youto perform these attacks anonymously can make the finger pointing harder.” In
What Census drama means for you
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
to perform these attacks anonymously can make the finger pointing harder.” In a statement released this morning, Acting Australian Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim said he was commencing an investigation of the ABS under the Australian... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
What Census drama means for youto perform these attacks anonymously can make the finger pointing harder.” In
What Census drama means for you
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
to perform these attacks anonymously can make the finger pointing harder.” In a statement released this morning, Acting Australian Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim said he was commencing an investigation of the ABS under the Australian... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
ABS claims website for Australian census 2016 hacked"no personal information has been compromised as a result of these attacks". "
ABS claims website for Australian census 2016 hacked
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
"no personal information has been compromised as a result of these attacks". "Yesterday I noted that the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been briefed by the ABS on the privacy protections put in place for the Census," he... Read more
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The Register
Australia's privacy watchdog launches '#Censusfail' probedown the website in order to protect personal data”. The statement continues:
Australia's privacy watchdog launches '#Censusfail' probe
The Register / Posted 18 days ago
down the website in order to protect personal data”. The statement continues: “Yesterday I noted that the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been briefed by the ABS on the privacy protections put in place for the Census. My... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Denial of Service: Census website crash predictable says readerruns his own security consultancy called Ronin Security, currently working with
Denial of Service: Census website crash predictable says reader
Kiama Independent / Posted 18 days ago
runs his own security consultancy called Ronin Security, currently working with World Vision and is a member of the Australian Information Security Association. Some readers are also skeptical of Mr Kalish’s statement on Tuesday... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Privacy Commissioner to scrutinise Census ‘cyber attack’as a result of these attacks.” The ABS has said that data submitted for the Ce
Privacy Commissioner to scrutinise Census ‘cyber attack’
Computer World Australia / Posted 18 days ago
as a result of these attacks.” The ABS has said that data submitted for the Census remains secure. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has previously been briefed over privacy protections put in place for the Census, Pilgrim... Read more
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The Register
Defuse Census outrage with independent oversight of data-handlingdecisions and announcements are independent of political considerations; perhap
Defuse Census outrage with independent oversight of data-handling
The Register / Posted 19 days ago
decisions and announcements are independent of political considerations; perhaps it could be put under the Office of The Australian Information Commissioner. However it's constituted, the Australian Data Broker would have a technical role, and... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Optus and CBA head back to uni to solve the cyber security skills crisisthe Commonwealth Bank's hubs sponsor research and innovation in the area. Spea
Optus and CBA head back to uni to solve the cyber security skills crisis
Computer World Australia / Posted 23 days ago
the Commonwealth Bank's hubs sponsor research and innovation in the area. Speaking in his capacity as deputy chair of the Australian Information Industry Association, Paitaridis added: “We are very focused on ensuring as a country, as an economy,... Read more

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