Recent Data Breaches Prompt Big Changes in Australian Privacy Penalties

Recent Data Breaches Prompt Big Changes in Australian Privacy Penalties Two massive data breaches exposing the personal information of millions of Australians rocked the country—one in September and another in October— prompting Australia’s parliament to swiftly respond with dramatic increases to penalties allowable under its Privacy Act. In September, telecom company Optus made public news…

‘Tis the Season… for a Data Breach

The leaves are changing color and falling to the ground, pumpkin spice is on nearly every store shelf, and the air is chilly—Yes, the holidays will soon be upon us. Before you start your holiday shopping or bring out the decorations, it’s important to remember that the holidays are prime time for data breaches and…

ISO Compliance and Cybersecurity Reporting – Yet Another Way to Strengthen Your Records and Information Management Program

In today’s world where humans produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily (that’s a million trillion!),[1] the average data breach costs $3.86 million,[2] and companies can face data privacy-related fines north of $800 million,[1] records and information management (RIM) is getting more time in the spotlight. Most RIM practitioners can build a strong case for…

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Hard-Copy Files in a Digital World

Another day, another personal information data breach. Many companies started looking at their own system’s weaknesses after learning about the recent Uber data breach. No one wants to be the next data breach headline. This kind of news can make people long for the days when records retention was simpler and paper-based documents meant data…