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ASIC's proposed market integrity rules for technological and operational resilience could impose far-reaching obligations
Insight 23 Jul 2019

The COAG Energy Council Hydrogen Working Group continues its work on the National Hydrogen Strategy, with the release of its issues papers series. The nine papers are a fascinating look at the breadth, depth and interwoven nature of the issues facing hydrogen. ...

Would you like financial services with your social network? Facebook consortium to launch new cryptocurrency
Insight 09 Jul 2019

In a bold new play, a consortium led by social media giant Facebook has announced plans to enter the financial services sector through the launch of a cryptocurrency called Libra. Both a currency and a blockchain backed payment system, the project could have a profound impact on the financial servic ...

Final APRA Guidance on Information Security (CPG 234) released – are you prepared?
Insight 27 Jun 2019

APRA has released the updated final version of its Prudential Practice Guide, which gives crucial context about how it views cybersecurity threats. ...

A global snapshot of data breach class actions
Insight 17 Oct 2018

While we are yet to see a successful data breach class action in Australia data breach class actions have become all too real for many major companies overseas This article takes a look at some of the most high-profile data breach class actions that have occurred in other jurisdictions to examine ...

Where are all the data breach class actions in Australia?
Insight 17 Oct 2018

Class actions arising out of data breaches have been common in the US for some time but in Australia were yet to see a plaintiff bring such an action successfully In some ways this is unsurprising Despite the fact that data breaches are now commonplace and that class action law firms are ...

Dealing in data: cybersecurity in an M&A context
Insight 17 Oct 2018

The cyber resilience of companies and their history of data breaches is increasingly having a significant impact on the headline price post-completion deal value and risk-allocation profile of MA transactions With the notifiable data-breach scheme and the GDPR taking effect earlier this year there ...

The hack back: The legality of retaliatory hacking
Insight 17 Oct 2018

In circumstances where government departments and law enforcement agencies are unable or unwilling to effectively respond to cybercrime, organisations are increasingly questioning whether or not they have or ought to have a a right to 'hack back' as an offensive retaliatory measure. ...

Yahoo continues to pay the price for its 2014 data breach
Insight 17 Oct 2018

Yahoo has recently come under fire from both the United States Securities and Exchange Commission US SEC and the United Kingdom Information Commissioners Office for delays in the disclosure of its 2014 data breach to investors and for systematic and material inadequacies in Yahoo UKs approach to ...

Data breaches in the healthcare sector: the reality, the costs and how to prevent them
Insight 17 Oct 2018

Data breaches are disproportionately common in the health sector Whats more it is the only sector that has a higher rate of data breaches caused by internal factors such as employee carelessness or misbehaviour than by external threats Health sector data breaches are enabled it seems by the ...

A tangled web - the regulatory framework and its power players
Insight 10 Sep 2018

The draft legislation the Federal Government released on 15 August proposes to establish a regulatory framework for the implementation of a new Consumer Data Right CDR If passed the proposed reforms will afford significant discretion to the Treasurer radically expand the scope of the ACCCs current ...

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