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Australia's insurers, banks alarmed at having to pay victims for data breaches

Australia's insurers, banks alarmed at having to pay victims for data breaches

Under proposal aired by Home Affairs in July.
Sep 2 2021 11:59AM
Canva's infosec resourcing 'still growing' two years after large data breach

Canva's infosec resourcing 'still growing' two years after large data breach

Post-incident reports offer extra details on May 2019 attack.
Sep 2 2021 6:54AM
Service NSW rolls out MFA to 95 percent of externally-facing systems

Service NSW rolls out MFA to 95 percent of externally-facing systems

Prompted by 2020 phishing attack that impacted 103,000 customers.
Aug 27 2021 6:50AM
Oxfam Australia creates CDO role after data breach

Oxfam Australia creates CDO role after data breach

Exec will take charge of cyber security.
Aug 20 2021 1:43PM
OAIC launches investigation into Optus over White Pages data leak

OAIC launches investigation into Optus over White Pages data leak

After details of 50,000 customers published online.
Aug 6 2021 10:48AM
NSW Health admits personal data accessed in Accellion breach

NSW Health admits personal data accessed in Accellion breach

Says some “health-related personal information ... included in the attack."
Jun 7 2021 9:02AM
NSW govt unveils data breach notification bill

NSW govt unveils data breach notification bill

After more than two years of consultation.
May 7 2021 1:31PM
NAB sacked tech worker behind 2019 data breach

NAB sacked tech worker behind 2019 data breach

Fed thousands of customers' details into analysis services.
Apr 21 2021 11:36PM
Service NSW unable to notify 54,000 customers impacted by cyber attack

Service NSW unable to notify 54,000 customers impacted by cyber attack

More than half the people who had data stolen.
Mar 26 2021 4:29PM
NSW govt's mandatory data breach reporting scheme unlikely before 2022

NSW govt's mandatory data breach reporting scheme unlikely before 2022

Another round of consultations now on the cards.
Mar 5 2021 6:50AM
Oxfam Australia confirms 'supporter' data accessed in cyber attack

Oxfam Australia confirms 'supporter' data accessed in cyber attack

No word on how many supporters impacted.
Mar 2 2021 1:17PM
Transport for NSW data stolen in Accellion breach

Transport for NSW data stolen in Accellion breach

Agency probes customer impact.
Feb 23 2021 5:55PM
Oxfam Australia investigates suspected data breach

Oxfam Australia investigates suspected data breach

Tries to work out what data was accessed.
Feb 5 2021 11:34AM
Australian govt entity hit by brute-force attack

Australian govt entity hit by brute-force attack

Agencies rack up reportable data breaches in back half of 2020.
Jan 28 2021 12:51PM
OAIC finds 'multiple' Australian companies downplaying data breaches

OAIC finds 'multiple' Australian companies downplaying data breaches

Forces them to redo customer notifications.
Jan 28 2021 12:48PM
ADHA sees 'inconsequential' My Health Record data breach notices eroding trust

ADHA sees 'inconsequential' My Health Record data breach notices eroding trust

Calls for lesser need to disclose.
Jan 8 2021 7:08AM
BTC Markets exposes customer names, emails in botched blast send

BTC Markets exposes customer names, emails in botched blast send

Australia's largest cryptocurrency exchange apologises for error.
Dec 2 2020 12:42AM
Orchard worker recruiter exposed sensitive personal data

Orchard worker recruiter exposed sensitive personal data

Open S3 bucket indexed by search engine.
Oct 29 2020 12:31PM
City of Port Phillip leaks personal details in data.gov.au blunder

City of Port Phillip leaks personal details in data.gov.au blunder

Incorrect graffiti reporter dataset online for seven months.
Oct 29 2020 12:29PM
NSW govt requests to privacy watchdog climb 171 percent

NSW govt requests to privacy watchdog climb 171 percent

Coincides with state's digital push.
Oct 12 2020 6:51AM

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