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Did Marriott bloat Australia’s official data breach numbers?

Did Marriott bloat Australia’s official data breach numbers?

New +10 million Aussie victims increment launched.
May 13 2019 3:43PM
Govt wants to punish data misuse with $10m-plus fines

Govt wants to punish data misuse with $10m-plus fines

Won’t introduce draft legislation until after election.
Mar 25 2019 12:07PM
Malicious attacks rise in Australia's latest data breach numbers

Malicious attacks rise in Australia's latest data breach numbers

Phishing and brute-force attacks target credentials.
Feb 7 2019 10:30AM
Australia names a new privacy commissioner

Australia names a new privacy commissioner

Acting commissioner Angelene Falk appointed
Aug 17 2018 1:30PM
ACCC to devise bulk of consumer data right

ACCC to devise bulk of consumer data right

Govt gives regulator ‘substantial scope’.
Aug 15 2018 12:10PM
Cyber attacks rise in Australia's data breach numbers

Cyber attacks rise in Australia's data breach numbers

Health sector continues to have most incidents.
Jul 31 2018 7:08AM
Consumer data right boosts OAIC staff levels

Consumer data right boosts OAIC staff levels

Highest level in over five years.
May 28 2018 6:00AM
Open banking to be phased in from mid-2019

Open banking to be phased in from mid-2019

Banks warn of challenges ahead.
May 11 2018 6:00AM
OAIC sees 63 data breach notifications in first six weeks

OAIC sees 63 data breach notifications in first six weeks

Majority the result of "human error".
Apr 11 2018 9:18AM
Australian privacy commissioner launches investigation into Facebook

Australian privacy commissioner launches investigation into Facebook

Inquiries turn official.
Apr 5 2018 1:11PM
The OAIC will continue with a single chief

The OAIC will continue with a single chief

No return to previous model.
Feb 27 2018 5:13PM
Australia's privacy commissioner to retire

Australia's privacy commissioner to retire

Pilgrim steps down.
Feb 20 2018 12:47PM
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

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