Human Resources Firm Security Incident Exposes Data From Coles, Telstra, CBA and More: Is Your School at Risk of a Data Breach?

It has been just under four months since the commencement of the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme. With the release of the first quarterly report on data breach notifications, and another high-profile security incident being disclosed by an HR company, it is a good time for schools to reassess their privacy and cyber security framework to determine whether they are doing enough to secure the privacy of students, staff and others.

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Notifiable Data Breach Scheme: One Month, 31 Reports and One Facebook Scandal Later

Since the Notifiable Data Breach (NDB) Scheme has been in effect, there have been 31 data breach notices filed. The ongoing Facebook personal information issue also brings into sharp focus the privacy obligations of all non-government schools who are governed by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).

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Mandatory Notifiable Data Breaches take effect 22 Feb: Are you prepared?

On 22 February 2018, changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Act) will take effect and a new Notifiable Data Breach (NDB) Scheme will be in force. This reform will affect the privacy obligations of all non-government schools who are governed by the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs). Personal Information and […]

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