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Data Privacy Day: Vectra AI emphasises a proactive approach
In celebration of International Data Privacy Day, Vectra AI's Chris Fisher stresses the need for organisations to take a proactive stance in improving data protection measures.
Malicious attacks leading source of data breaches
Businesses need to keep their prevention and detection technologies top of mind by ensuring that they have the appropriate protective controls in place.
Australian data breach statistics revealed in OAIC report
Australia's data breach report reveals an increase in notifications, with attacks and human error taking the blame.
Australia's OAIC orders Clearview AI to delete all images of Australians in landmark privacy win
Clearview AI does not comply with the Privacy Act 1988 and ‘interfered with the privacy of Australian invidividuals’.
Why CEOs can be the weakest link in cybersecurity – Mimecast
Research by Vanson Bourne revealed that 44% of respondents believed that their CEO was the weak link in their cybersecurity operation.
Organisations still not getting cybersecurity fundamentals right - Wavelink
Survey: 60% of data breaches linked to unpatched known flaws.
Finance breaches highlight need for internal cyber vigilance - Bitglass
The financial services sector reported the second-highest number of data breaches in the 12-month period covered by the latest OIAC report.
Key threats businesses must be vigilant against – LogRhythm
At home and abroad, companies anticipate cyber-crime will be the most disruptive economic crime of 2019 and 2020.
NDB report: Stronger authentication practices needed
The Australian Information Commissioner (OIAC) has released the latest quarterly report on the notifications under the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme.
Expert comment: Latest NDB report shows Aus is being targeted
The OIAC received 262 notifications in the three months, the highest number since the commencement of the NDB scheme.
Security experts comment on latest OIAC report
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been notified of 245 data breaches affecting personal information between July and September 2018.