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New Victorian Protective Data Security Standards Compliance

28 November, 2019

Is your organisation compliant with VPDSS V2.0 and ISO 27001?


Local governments urged to protect residents' privacy

20 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Digital Rights Watch is calling on local governments to sign up to an international declaration aimed at protecting residents' and visitors' digital rights.


UK parliament seeking Director of Cyber Security

20 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK House of Commons has posted a job listing for a Director of Cyber Security to oversee UK Parliament's cybersecurity function.


My Health Record privacy complaints spiked in 2018–19

14 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner related to the My Health Record system spiked prior to the end of the opt-out period.


OVIC publishes revised data security standards

14 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner has brought version 2.0 of the Victorian Protective Data Security Standards into full effect.


Bootcamp to boost regional cybersecurity capabilities

13 November, 2019

Government officials from ASEAN and Pacific countries will soon have access to a bootcamp designed to improve the region's cybersecurity capabilities.


OAIC helps drive international privacy collaboration

07 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner sponsored two resolutions at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners.


LGPA calls for federal aid in tackling cyber threats

06 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Local Government Professionals Australia has called on Canberra to adopt a five-point plan to help local governments improve their cybersecurity posture.


RAAF to train new cyber warfare workforce

05 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The first successful candidates for the RAAF's new Cyber Warfare Officer and Cyber Warfare Analyst job titles will commence training in February.


Court orders issued for stolen NZ Commerce Commission data

22 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's High Court has issued orders prohibiting anyone coming into possession of Commerce Commission data stolen in a burglary from publishing it.


No data stolen in Victoria hospital attack

15 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A forensic investigation on the attack of hospitals in the Gippsland and Southwest Victoria regions has found no evidence any patient data was compromised.


NZ Commerce Commission discloses data leak

09 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's Commerce Commission has warned that documents potentially containing confidential business information have been exposed following a burglary.


UK parliament plans to lift cyber capability

03 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK's parliament is seeking a consultant to help shape a two-year program aimed at improving its cybersecurity capability.


Victorian hospitals infected by ransomware

01 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A number of hospitals and health services in parts of Victoria have fallen victim to a ransomware attack, and are facing disruption as a result.


Government to access security operations centre as-a-service

30 September, 2019

A new security operations centre as-a-service (SOCaaS) launched today to help improve Australian Government agencies' cybersecurity capabilities.


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