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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 support compliance. Associate Nick Li looks at the challenges in improving patient care and research outco ...

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 465000 Abbott Laboratories pacemakers due to cyber security vulnerabilities Although this was the first time that the FDA had recalled a medical device because of cyber concerns they have been alive to the significant risk that a cyber ...

Competition news
Insight 14 Sep 2017

In Touch looks at what's been happening in Competition this month and what it means for your business ...

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. ...

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 Prime Minister on Cyber Security. The document, titled 'Words Matter: Australia's Cyber Security Lexic ...

Directors' duties and cyber resilience
Insight 05 Sep 2017

The Target data breach brought the liability of boards and directors in relation to cyber resilience into focus. Target's shareholders brought litigation against all of its directors, the chief financial officer and the chief information officer due to what was perceived as recklessness and disregar ...

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 notification laws will take effect in Australia from 22 February 2018. ...

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 Corporation in the US learned this the hard way when it was told by law enforcement agencies that it had been sub ...

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

OAIC concludes investigation of Australian Red Cross data breach where 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 ...

ACCC's Enforcement and Compliance priorities for 2017
Insight 27 Feb 2017

Criminal cartels unfair contract terms consumer guarantees and the health construction and agriculture sectors are some of the ACCCs key enforcement and compliance priorities for 2017 ACCC Chairman Rod Sims released the ACCCs 2017 Compliance and Enforcement Policy on Friday 24 February 2017 ...

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