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Aussie orgs unprepared for data breaches

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…

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State of the Data and Digital Nation

Australian Digital Council, Prime Minister and Cabinet Office The State of the Data and Digital Nation provides an overview of the main data and digital transformation initiatives taking place across our country, at both Commonwealth and State and Territory government levels. Jurisdictions are striving to make Australians’ lives  better, developing and implementing data and digital…

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Data sharing guidance issued while agencies wait for new laws

First published by The Mandarin • 19/03/2019 Government agencies are, like the private sector, facing a rapidly evolving landscape around data protection, trust and public expectations that isn’t sufficiently covered by existing legislation. New legislation is being developed, but isn’t expected to be introduced before the federal election in May. The Office of the National Data…

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Data explosion poses challenge for organisations in Asia Pacific & Japan as over 9 in 10 face data protection barriers

By Networks Asia staff | Sunday, April 7, 2019 – 11:21 Organisations in Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ) are managing close to five times the amount of data they did in 2016, and yet only 13 percent of businesses are data protection “leaders”, according to the third Dell EMC Global Data Protection Index in collaboration…

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Understanding Data Governance

First published by Lindsay Wise, Contributor, CIO.  6 Sept 2016. Whether implementing self-service dashboards, developing reporting processes to meet regulatory compliance, or defining BI strategy, one common challenge seems to arise: governance. When evaluating both business and technical challenges that exist, the following questions come up consistently: How can we ensure that source data can…

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National Government ICT Security Institute opens in Melbourne

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.…