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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 ...

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 ...

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 and the United Kingdom Information Commissioners Office for delays in the disclosure to investors of its 2014 data breach. ...

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 to establish a regulatory framework for the implementation of a new Consumer Data Right will radically reform the data protection regime in Australia ...

Risky business - remedies and enforcement powers for CDR breaches
Insight 10 Sep 2018

As part of the new Consumer Data Right CDR framework a new regime of offences remedies and enforcement powers will be implemented The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ACCC will have primary oversight for the enforcement of the regime though the OAIC will handle privacy complaints in ...

The devil in the detail - observations on the scope of CDR data and the new Privacy Safeguards
Insight 10 Sep 2018

While the Consumer Data Right CDR regime is likely to benefit businesses by increasing access to greater consumer data and customers by increasing choice and competition the draft legislation leaves a lot of the details to be finalised at a later date primarily through the Australian Competition and ...

Top 10 things to know about the Consumer Data Right
Insight 10 Sep 2018

This article lists our top 10 'need-to-know's about the proposed framework for the implementation of the Consumer Data Right, including how these key aspects are likely to play out in the banking sector and what it all means for Australian businesses going forward. ...

Show me the data! Introducing the Consumer Data Right
Insight 10 Sep 2018

On 15 August the Federal Government released exposure draft legislation that if passed will establish an economy-wide consumer-directed data transfer system The latest sprint in a marathon of reviews reports and recommendations over the past few years that have called for the adoption of some form ...

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