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Room for Improvement? Big Data challenges in Health
Insight 11 Dec 2017

'Big data' is revolutionising approaches in all major industries, including the health sector, but Australia's current privacy framework lacks flexibility, and there is insufficient guidance to ...

Using third party brands in video games: issues and opportunities
Insight 11 Dec 2017

One of the emerging battlegrounds for brand owners is video games, particularly with the growth of virtual reality applications. A recent claim made in the US illustrates how having your brand ...

What you need to know about mandatory data breach notification
Insight 11 Dec 2017

In response to the rising number of cyberattacks, new legislation has been introduced that proposes a mandatory notification regime that will take effect from February next year. Lawyer Mohamed ...

Unexpected risks of the IoT revolution: Cyber security in medical devices
Insight 16 Oct 2017

In late August 2017, the US Food and Drug Administration recalled 465,000 Abbott Laboratories pacemakers due to cyber security vulnerabilities. Although this was the first time that the FDA had ...

Competition news
Insight 14 Sep 2017

Competition reforms pass Parliament On 5 September 2017, the Competition Policy Review Bill was passed without amendment by the House of Representatives. It was introduced into the Senate on 6 ...

OAIC concludes investigation of Australian Red Cross data breach
Insight 05 Sep 2017

A one-off human error by a third party provider's employee led to a massive data breach that hit the Australian Red Cross Blood Service late last year. Nearly a year after the breach, the Australia ...

In the Know: Cyber vernacular
Insight 05 Sep 2017

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet has recently considered an early draft of a document defining a new 'cyber lexicon' at a roundtable hosted by Alastair MacGibbon, Special Adviser to the ...

Incoming Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme
Insight 05 Sep 2017

There is no current legal obligation under the Privacy Act to notify either the Privacy Commissioner or affected individuals where you suffer a data breach. However, mandatory data breach ...

NSW to bolster cyber security
Insight 05 Sep 2017

The NSW Government has recently announced a new $11.4 million investment to address emerging technology challenges including cyber security. ...

Spotlight: Cyber breach at Target
Insight 05 Sep 2017

There's a joke in the cyber security industry that there are two types of companies: those that know they have been hacked, and those that haven't yet found out. In November 2013, Target Corporatio ...

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