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Lessons learned during first 12 months of Notifiable Data Breaches scheme

Data breaches involving personal information may be prevented through effective training and enhanced systems, analysis of the first 12 months of mandatory notifications reveals.

Sharing your My Health Record is your choice

On their next visit to a doctor or healthcare professional, many Australians will activate their new My Health Record.

Anniversary of Notifiable Data Breaches scheme

One year on from its introduction in February 2018, the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme is driving increased awareness and action on personal information security, Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner Angelene Falk said today.

How secure is your dating profile?

Love may be a game of chance, but you shouldn’t gamble with your personal information. 

Keep your dating profile secure with these tips to protect your personal information, and stop hackers from making you unlucky in love.

Notifiable Data Breaches for October – December 2018

The latest quarterly report from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) shows 262 data breaches involving personal information were notified between October and December 2018.

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