• September
    03

    The federal government should treat the personal data of Australians like critical infrastructure, with better protection needed to keep information secure as a consideration in foreign investment and takeovers. Speaking at an Australia China Business Council event in Sydney on Monday, Foreign Investment Review Board chairman David Irvine went off-script and detailed his efforts at…

  • August
    13

    First published by Steve Evans, ReInsuranceNews, 31 July 2019. Capital One, the U.S. and global banking and personal finance group, has disclosed a $400 million cyber insurance tower that the market is now watching closely, following its hacking and loss of data for more than 100 million of its customers. Capital One said on July…

  • 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…

  • June
    05

    Published by CPO Magazine. In response to the changing data privacy landscape created by the enactment of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) last year, CPO Magazine has released a comprehensive report outlining the challenges and priorities of data protection and privacy officers around the world in 2019. The report is based on a…

  • 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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