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To click or not to click…………

We recently assisted one of our clients during an information security incident, a server monitoring system had picked up unusual file access activity on one of their network file stores, upon further investigation they discovered that a piece of malware was encrypting files on a user’s network share. By the time we arrived onsite they…

The word Privacy

The word Privacy, in a sentence, is the ability of an individual or group to seclude themselves or information about themselves and thereby express themselves selectively.  But today if you read the media you will see ‘Privacy is important’, ‘You have a right to your Privacy’ and ‘Privacy is dead’, ‘You have no Privacy!’ it…

Privacy Impact Assessment

What is a PIA? A Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is a methodical assessment that identifies the impact that projects or activities will have on the privacy of individuals and, in turn, forms recommendations for managing, minimising or eliminating these impacts. An organisation can benefit from completing a PIA through: showing how personal information flows through…

What are APP’s?

The 13 Australian Privacy Principles – What are they? The amendments to the Privacy Act are to tighten up the rules around how organisations can collect, use and disclose personal information. For the first time, new Australian Privacy Principles will apply to both the private and public sectors. With the new requirement for entities to…

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