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A step into the breach – will the Optus incident give rise to more data breach class actions?
Insight 12 Oct 2022

Within days of Optus revealing it had suffered a major cyber incident, two major plaintiff class actions firms announced investigations into potential class action claims. ...

Backing up the backups: cyber insurance in a hardening market
Insight 20 Sep 2022

Increased regulatory scrutiny and enforcement action, including in Australia, is also contributing to the steadily rising cost of cyber risk management and cyber incident response. In this first instalment of our Cyber Insurance Handbook Series, we look at the key trends in the cyber insurance market and how your business should respond. ...

Software-based medical devices: key regulatory requirements, IP considerations and data privacy implications
Insight 29 Jul 2022

Software is increasingly being used as a medical device and in medical devices. It is crucial that businesses understand the regulations that can apply to software-based medical devices, the IP considerations if they wish to protect such devices and the privacy-related risks associated with the collection and use of data from such devices. This Insight explores each of these issues in turn. ...

Consultation sought on Queensland's privacy and right to information reforms
Insight 30 Jun 2022

The recently released consultation paper on Queensland's privacy and right to information framework outlines significant proposed reforms. This Insight explains the key suggested changes and their potential impacts. ...

The global crypto-assets landscape
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Webinar: Crypto-assets part two ...

Crypto-assets part one
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Webinar: Crypto-assets part one ...

Federal Court finds cyber risk management is a critical obligation for financial services firms
Insight 06 May 2022

The Federal Court handed down its judgment in proceedings brought by ASIC against RI Advice on 5 May 20221. It found that, as result of its failure to manage cyber security risks and cyber resilience, RI Advice breached its obligations to do all things necessary to ensure that the financial services covered by the licence were provided efficiently and fairly, and to have adequate risk management systems in place. ...

Everything you need to know about cyber risks, resilience and responsibilities
Insight 02 May 2022

Organisations today are both blessed and cursed with extraordinary amounts of data. The responsibility for information security and data governance starts and ends with the board and senior management. We offer a handbook to help navigate duties and liabilities and a checklist of questions directors should be asking. ...

Just in time: the full spectrum of amendments to the Security of Critical Infrastructure regime now passed
Insight 22 Apr 2022

The final anticipated amendments to the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 (Cth) (SOCI Act) have been passed in the nick of time, making their way through the Senate in its last sitting before the 2022 Federal Election. These latest amendments introduce new and enhanced obligations for risk management programs and security respectively, and the concept of ‘systems of national significance’. ...

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