• August
    30

    Article by Rohan Pearce, Computerworld. 26th August 2019. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking parties to participate in early testing of the new data-sharing system, the Consumer Data Right (CDR). The government earlier this month legislated the CDR, which will allow an individual to request that an institution holding certain data about…

  • July
    12

    Published by George Nott (Computerworld), 27 June 2019. The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) will be required to review its privacy and data retention policies under threat of court action from the Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner.  The binding commitment – known as a court-enforceable undertaking – follows inquiries by the Office of the Australian Information…

  • June
    05

    First published by Shawn Lim–24 May 2019 07:56am, thedrum.com Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has introduced three new initiatives which aim to promote innovation through trust by holding businesses accountable for the way they collect consumers’ personal data. Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the European Union’s data protection initiative GDPR, the PDPC, which…

  • April
    15

    First published by Dylan Bushell-Embling, Technology Decisions, 12 April, 2019 More than three in five (61%) Australian organisations have experienced a data breach over the past two years, according to research from the Ponemon Institute. A survey of security and IT professionals around the world, commissioned by IBM Resilient, found that Australia was the second…

  • April
    09

    First published by Staff Writes, GN News, Oct 2016. Australia’s capability in data and cyber security has been strengthened with the opening of Data Governance Australia (DGA), a new national data governance institute in Melbourne. This represents a boost for the country’s capability in this area as well as Victoria’s data and cyber security industry.…

  • April
    09

    Published by Denham Sadler, InnovationAus.com, 4 Mar 2019. The federal government had “severely underestimated” the privacy risks of the Consumer Data Right, even as it pushes to complete an inquiry process and pass the legislation before the election, according to the Australian Privacy Foundation. The Consumer Data Right (CDR) legislation, which lays the groundwork for…

  • April
    09

    Published by Aimee Chanthadavong, InnovationAus.com, 1 Apr 2019. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published its draft rules for the looming Consumer Data Right regime and is seeking feedback from consumers, businesses, and community organisations on the new data regulatory framework. The Consumer Data Right was announced by government as a budget measure…

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