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Understanding Australia's new Privacy Act

'Understanding Australia's new Privacy Act" is a best practice guide for IT and InfoSec professionals to come to terms with the amended Privacy Act, which comes into force from March 12.

Written by iTnews editor-in-chief Brett Winterford and Shelston IP partner Mark Vincent, the report was compiled after a combined iTnews and SC Magazine workshop with CIOs and information security professionals.

Inside, you'll find:

  • A foreword and conclusion by iTnews' Brett Winterford
  • A summary of amendments to the Privacy Act, penned by Shelston IP partner Mark Vincent.
  • A discussion on key issues for IT and InfoSec professionals, namely how the Privacy Act treats offshore cloud computing and big data analytics programs.
  • A list of six detailed recommendations for systems compliance with the amended Act.

The report is proudly sponsored by Blancco, Imperva and Splunk.