Everything You Need to Know About the Optus Data Breach

by - 28 September 2022

On Thursday 22nd September 2022 at 2:00 pm Optus published a media release stating that they were investigating the possible unauthorised access of current and former customers’ information. This was later confirmed as a legitimate and major data breach. Information, which was accessed…

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Cybersecurity Breaches in Australia in 2021

by - 14 September 2021

Cybersecurity is becoming more of a security concern all around the world. Unfortunately, Australia is dealing with one of the bigger increases in cybercrime, and businesses in Australia are increasingly likely to be the target of cyber-attacks. The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC)…

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Australia’s Data Breach Notification Laws Part 4: What’s Next?

by - 21 June 2018

Now that we’ve reached the end of this four-part series on Australia's new data breach notification laws, the only thing left to do is to tie it all together: which means getting started on building a better, stronger business that is better able to…

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Australia’s Data Breach Notification Laws Part 1: What It Means and Why It Matters

by - 14 June 2018

It's official: the February 22, 2018 deadline has come and gone and Australia's new data breach notification laws are now in full effect. If you still feel unsure about what these new laws entail, or if you were only scarcely aware that they existed in…

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How Will Australia’s New Data Breach Legislation Impact Your Business?

by - 22 January 2018

According to one recent study, the average cost of a single data breach worldwide hit approximately $3.62 million in 2017. While this roughly represents a 10% decrease from the previous year, it's still the type of cost that most businesses cannot afford to…

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