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Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
New guide for handling personal data released.
 
Obama proposes national data breach notification 
Jan 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
30 day threshold for reporting.
 
North Korea suffers internet outage amidst Sony hack dispute 
Dec 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cause of connectivity issues unknown.
 
OAIC Canberra office down to two staff 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
McMillan details budget limbo.
 
Senate wind-up means OAIC will remain for now 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
But Govt still intent on closing office.
 
Senate committee backs dumping OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Opinion split down party lines.
 
Veterans' Affairs forced to apologise over privacy breach 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim calls an end to three year dispute.
 
Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim slams "copy and paste" of asylum seeker data.
 
AHRC wasn't consulted on privacy commission merger 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Proposal ‘unworkable’ in current form.
 
States go into bat to save the OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senate committee to report on proposed disbanding.
 
Telstra fined $18k for publishing judge's home address 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Phone directory listing 'breached Privacy Act'.
 
PCEHR privacy breached twice in 12 months 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Users accidentally link to someone else's health record.
 
Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
Privacy law: Making it stick 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Q&A with Australia's Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim.
 
AFP investigates alleged asylum seeker data theft 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Second breach “completely unacceptable” if true, says secretary.
 
JPMorgan reveals 83 million customers exposed by hack 
Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
True extent of data breach finally made public.
 
Privacy Commissioner warns business to fix Shellshock 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ignoring the threat risks breaching the Privacy Act.
 
Defence fined $5000 for privacy breach 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Slap on the wrist from Privacy Commissioner.
 
US Home Depot investigating possible data breach 
Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Banks reportedly trace stolen cards to retailer.
 
Privacy Commissioner details 'reasonable steps' for data security 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
How to stay on the right side of the Privacy Act.
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