Security > Data loss prevention

US govt quietly passes data monitoring Bill

27 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US government has snuck in new legislation that would allow law enforcement agencies to demand access to private information held by US technology companies even when it is stored overseas.


NZ receives new Privacy Bill

26 March, 2018

The introduction of a new Privacy Bill in New Zealand has been welcomed by the Privacy Commissioner.


Complete guide to GDPR compliance

31 January, 2018

ISACA has released a practical guide to GDPR implementation as the May deadline rapidly approaches.


Intel confirms reboot issue with Spectre fix

22 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Intel's Spectre and Meltdown fixes are causing reboots and a performance hit in some configurations.


Kaspersky banned from US govt systems

14 September, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

US government agencies and departments have just 90 days to remove all Kaspersky Lab products from their systems.


It's time to be responsible with data

18 April, 2017 by Joshua Kennedy-White

In response to societal concerns about the security of data, organisations need to embrace the emerging doctrine of 'corporate digital responsibility'.


Web inventor decries fake news, loss of privacy

13 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

On the web's 28th birthday, it's inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee has shared his concerns over the trends threatening his vision for the technology, including the loss of privacy and the spread of fake news.


Pilgrim to hold privacy events in Melbourne, Hobart

09 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim will host or appear at three privacy-focused seminars in Hobart and Melbourne in March.


Government responds to #censusfail report

28 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has not accepted a recommendation from senators Nick Xenophon and Stirling Griff to make giving a name voluntary while completing the census.


Privacy complaints grew 7.7% in FY16

02 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The OAIC has released statistics indicating renewed public interest in privacy issues and accessing government information via Freedom of Information requests.


The inside threat to your security

14 December, 2016 by Guy Eilon, Senior Director & General Manager, Forcepoint ANZ

Employees are your most valuable asset… but they can also be your biggest security risk.


Security spending does not equal maturity: Gartner

12 December, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Organisations spend an average of 5.6% of their IT budgets on security, but often falsely conflate spending with security maturity and do not have a true understanding of their security spending.


Obama to establish new privacy office

21 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Obama administration has announced plans to establish a new privacy office dedicated to making privacy a comprehensive, strategic and continuous function of government in the US.


Kingston IronKey D300 managed encrypted USB flash drive

13 October, 2016

The Kingston IronKey D300 managed encrypted USB flash drive deploys an advanced level of encryption.


The right prescription for business security

29 August, 2016

Chemist Warehouse's amazing retail growth and online success necessitated a solid security system to deal with sensitive customer data.


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