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ACCC calls for significant reforms in Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report (Part II): A platform for sweeping privacy reform
Insight 31 Jul 2019

The ACCC has called for significant reforms in Digital platforms to strengthen privacy protections for individuals and to improve transparency and accountability In data handling practices for both digital platforms and other organisations regulated by the Privacy Act 1998. ...

Fake Indigenous art leads to $2.3 million penalty; ACCC allegations of misleading claims are dismissed against Kimberly-Clark's 'flushable' wipes; and Woolworths' Select eco range passes the 'biodegradable' muster.
Insight 10 Jul 2019

Conditions of development consent regulating scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions outside Australia will be prohibited under proposed legislation introduced into the NSW Parliament. ...

Trend Watch: beta testing – a new software procurement strategy?
Insight 03 Jul 2019

Software company Palantir Technologies was recently announced as the US Army's choice to deploy a complex combat intelligence system valued at US$800 million. This followed Palantir's commercial off-the-shelf solution initially being rejected in favour of competitor Raytheon's developmental, customi ...

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. ...

Government proposes major changes to privacy law
Insight 09 Apr 2019

The Federal Government has proposed radically increased financial penalties and new powers for the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner in the wake of increased scrutiny of social media platforms and a growing consensus that Australias privacy legislation has fallen behind global norms ...

Trend Watch: What the top ten 2018 cybersecurity trends mean for your business
Insight 16 Jan 2019

Last year was a big year for cybersecurity Organisations were forced to grapple with an increasingly complex regulatory environment as governments across the globe continued to navigate how to best protect personal information in the face of increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity threats We look ...

Controversial encryption legislation passed
Insight 10 Dec 2018

The Governments highly controversial encryption legislation was hastily passed through Parliament last week making it the first legislation of its kind globally Partner Valeska Bloch and Paralegal Sophie Peach report ...

New APRA prudential standard raises bar for information security obligations and incident notification requirements
Insight 15 Nov 2018

The Prudential Standard CPS 234 – Information Security (CPS 234), which commences from 1 July 2019, will apply to all APRA-regulated entities, including ADIs, general insurers, life insurers, private health insurers, licensees of registrable superannuation entities, and authorised or registered non ...

CDR: What's next?
Insight 10 Sep 2018

The release of the exposure draft of the CDR legislation marks the start of a tight turnaround in order for the legislation to be passed in March 2019 particularly as the details and associated instruments have yet to be released The CDR regime has been advertised as producing a wide range of ...

Video: UN's Big Data-Open Data consultation process: Insights from Professor Joseph Cannataci, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy
Insight 27 Aug 2018

We recently had the privilege of catching up with Prof Joseph Cannataci the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy to discuss the UNs Big Data - Open Data consultation process Watch the video for his insights on the rapidly changing global privacy landscape ...

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