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Notifiable Data Breaches stories

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OAIC 1H 2023 NDB Report: WatchGuard and Check Point response
Wed, 6th Sep 2023
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Management at Check Point Software and WatchGuard Technologies have responded regarding the OAIC 1H 2023 Notifiable Data Breaches Report.
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AvePoint appoints Max McNamara as VP & Managing Director for ANZ
Mon, 22nd May 2023
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data protection
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regulation
AvePoint appoints Max McNamara as Vice President and Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand to drive its ANZ strategy and business growth.
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Kroll expands data breach notification support for AU businesses
Fri, 13th Nov 2020
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Risk solutions provider Kroll has expanded its breach notification services to assist Australian organisations with data breaches.
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LogRhythm named Customers’ Choice for fourth year running
Mon, 24th Aug 2020
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siem
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ueba
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breach prevention
Designated in the 2020 Gartner Peer Insights for SIEM, it was praised by customers for technical support and ease of deployment and integration.
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Why CEOs can be the weakest link in cybersecurity – Mimecast
Fri, 31st Jan 2020
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breach prevention
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Research by Vanson Bourne revealed that 44% of respondents believed that their CEO was the weak link in their cybersecurity operation.
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Loop Secure to provide Digital Guardian solution nationwide
Wed, 31st Jul 2019
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data protection
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dlp
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breach prevention
The solution increases data visibility, increases IP protection and enhances compliance measures across items such as PCI DSS and the NBD.
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NDB report: Stronger authentication practices needed
Tue, 14th May 2019
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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mfa
The Australian Information Commissioner (OIAC) has released the latest quarterly report on the notifications under the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme.
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ANZ organisations slack in Notifiable Data Breach scheme
Wed, 13th Mar 2019
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storage
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Following the introduction of the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme (NDB) last year, a survey of ANZ businesses has revealed some concerning findings.
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Trend Micro on how organisations are navigating endpoint threats
Fri, 8th Mar 2019
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endpoint protection
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breach prevention
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TechDay spoke to Trend Micro market strategy global VP Eric Skinner about key threats organisations are currently facing and the best way to mitigate them.
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Blame culture only makes data breaches worse
Fri, 8th Feb 2019
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Australians must move away from victim-blaming culture in order to improve cybersecurity, says Palo Alto Networks.
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Expert comment: Latest NDB report shows Aus is being targeted
Thu, 7th Feb 2019
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The OIAC received 262 notifications in the three months, the highest number since the commencement of the NDB scheme.
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Businesses worried but complacent about cyber attacks - Aura Infosec
Mon, 14th Jan 2019
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40% of businesses say their employees receive between one and five phishing or ransomware attacks every quarter.
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Two top execs’ predictions for cybersecurity in 2019
Tue, 1st Jan 2019
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ransomware
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malware
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biometrics
One Identity and Secureworks executives Alex Tilley and Serkan Cetin have released what they see coming for cybersecurity in 2019.
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Exclusive: Three access management learnings from 2018
Tue, 18th Dec 2018
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it automation
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phishing
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email security
There was a renewed global response to data security in 2018, placing pressure on organisations to assume more responsibility for the data they hold.
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Ransomware infection? Here’s how you control the damage
Mon, 12th Nov 2018
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malware
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ransomware
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breach prevention
Ransomware has evolved to be more sophisticated and targeted, and remains a threat to businesses of all sizes.
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Combatting the rise of Cybercrime-as-a-Service
Wed, 7th Nov 2018
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malware
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cloud services
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gdpr
Amateur cybercriminals (or anyone with a grudge), can execute spam attacks, steal people’s identities, and more.
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Aus businesses see themselves as prime targets for cyber attacks
Wed, 7th Nov 2018
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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aura information security
Aussie businesses fear being cyber attack targets, doubt breach prevention strength, survey by Aura reveals.
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Organisations lack holistic approach to data protection
Thu, 1st Nov 2018
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cloud services
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data protection
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gdpr
It is paramount for organisations to have a clear understanding of what data protection is and close the gaps in their protection strategies.
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Security experts comment on latest OIAC report
Wed, 31st Oct 2018
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firewall
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network management
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cloud services
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been notified of 245 data breaches affecting personal information between July and September 2018.
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Aus SMBs not concerned enough about data privacy - study
Thu, 18th Oct 2018
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cloud services
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gdpr
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breach prevention
Aussie SMBs face customer data trust crisis, HP study finds.
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Living in today’s new cyber regulatory reality
Fri, 21st Sep 2018
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cloud services
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gdpr
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breach prevention
Firms face legal risks as cyber regulatory pressures surge, demanding new market unity and compliance.
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How MSSPs must protect data in the breach disclosure era
Mon, 6th Aug 2018
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managed services
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gdpr
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partner programmes
Australia's IT firms face strict new data breach laws, with hefty fines and mandatory reporting.
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Businesses collecting more data than they can handle - Gemalto
Wed, 11th Jul 2018
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data protection
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cloud services
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Only half of companies know where their sensitive data is stored, finds research by Gemalto, who surveyed 1,050 IT decision makers and 10,500 consumers.
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Six basic steps businesses can take for regulatory compliance
Fri, 6th Jul 2018
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cloud services
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gdpr
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Earlier this year, the Australian government implemented the mandatory Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, and recently Europe launched its GDPR.