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Competition news
Insight 22 Nov 2017

New focuses for the ACCC: Harper, robots and excessive surcharges Last month was a month of new direction and focus for the ACCC. On 6 November, significant changes to Australia's competition laws ...

ASIC Corporate Plan puts cyber resilience high on the agenda
Insight 16 Oct 2017

Cyber security is fast becoming a key feature of the domestic and global regulatory landscape, and in keeping with that trend, ASIC has again reiterated its concerns about the risk that cyber attac ...

How to create a cyber resilient supply chain
Insight 16 Oct 2017

What do the Australian Department of Defence, Target, Verizon and the Australian Red Cross Blood Service have in common? They all suffered massive data breaches linked to a failure in their supply ...

New EU rules raise the bar for data security
Insight 16 Oct 2017

The EU General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR ) which will apply from May 2018 includes enhanced data security requirements and obligations to notify regulators and individuals of data breaches. ...

Blockchain reaction update - ASIC joins chorus on ICO regulation
Insight 03 Oct 2017

While ASIC has published information on the issue of coins or tokens in initial coin offerings, other regulators around the world have also been issuing guidance, with some taking a much more ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...