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Govt reveals data breach notification format

Govt reveals data breach notification format

Will use it to collect and publish stats.
Sep 29 2017 6:45AM
OAIC investigates defunct firm's data leak in Qld, NT

OAIC investigates defunct firm's data leak in Qld, NT

About 4000 people impacted.
Sep 22 2017 11:50AM
OAIC investigating Flight Centre customer data leak

OAIC investigating Flight Centre customer data leak

Firm is 'co-operating' with inquiries.
Aug 21 2017 2:27PM
Blood Service escapes penalties in data breach investigation

Blood Service escapes penalties in data breach investigation

Contractor given harsher rebuke.
Aug 7 2017 11:51AM
OAIC forces Australian govt into a data privacy code

OAIC forces Australian govt into a data privacy code

To guard against any more breaches.
May 18 2017 9:59AM
Comcare hit with $23k privacy fine over FOI bungle

Comcare hit with $23k privacy fine over FOI bungle

Personal details published online.
Mar 30 2017 10:55AM
iiNet, WA Police find 'no evidence' of Westnet breach

iiNet, WA Police find 'no evidence' of Westnet breach

Case closed.
Mar 7 2017 12:45PM
Commissioner confirms privacy 'override' provisions exist

Commissioner confirms privacy 'override' provisions exist

Following release of Centrelink data to media.
Feb 28 2017 4:44PM
Landmark Australian ruling on what counts as 'personal information'

Landmark Australian ruling on what counts as 'personal information'

Privacy Commissioner knocked back in metadata case.
Jan 19 2017 12:06PM
OAIC tells govt to fix its privacy before criminalising data re-identification

OAIC tells govt to fix its privacy before criminalising data re-identification

Agencies need a privacy code.
Dec 19 2016 10:01AM
CBA salesman monitored ex-worker's data during unfair dismissal case

CBA salesman monitored ex-worker's data during unfair dismissal case

Bank whacked with $10,000 fine.
Dec 7 2016 6:50AM
Is data de-identification a myth?

Is data de-identification a myth?

Experts lock horns in Canberra.
Nov 16 2016 9:30PM
Medicare claims data sent to the wrong health records

Medicare claims data sent to the wrong health records

Human Services admits privacy breach.
Nov 14 2016 2:55PM
OAIC gears up for national privacy survey

OAIC gears up for national privacy survey

Have new laws changed the public's attitude?
Nov 8 2016 6:04AM
Telstra grilled over security of cancer register data

Telstra grilled over security of cancer register data

OAIC floats new breach reporting requirements.
Sep 29 2016 9:12AM
Pilgrim permanently appointed Information Commissioner

Pilgrim permanently appointed Information Commissioner

Will also keep privacy role.
Sep 28 2016 5:45PM
Govt will make it a crime to re-identify anonymised data

Govt will make it a crime to re-identify anonymised data

Changes to Privacy Act coming.
Sep 28 2016 5:33PM
Former OAIC chief gets green light to sue newspaper

Former OAIC chief gets green light to sue newspaper

Canberra Times fails to have defamation suit thrown out of court.
Sep 28 2016 11:25AM
Aussie IoT firms get a fail mark for privacy

Aussie IoT firms get a fail mark for privacy

Global sweep picks up widespread shortcomings.
Sep 23 2016 4:14PM
OAIC slams Ashley Madison's dodgy security

OAIC slams Ashley Madison's dodgy security

Hacked infidelity website was legally obliged to do better.
Aug 24 2016 7:09AM

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