Privacy Law Reform To-Do List: Privacy Awareness Week 2013

By | May 3rd, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You, Privacy Commissioner|

In our last post for Privacy Awareness Week 2013, we set out some actions you can take now for your [...]

Information Security – Is Your Business Ready for Privacy Law Reform? Privacy Awareness Week 2013

By | May 1st, 2013|Industry News|

Do you have a plan to walk your business through privacy law reforms? The Office of the Information Commissioner (OAIC) [...]

Cybercrime goes all the way to RBA but do our laws protect us?

By | March 27th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News|

It seems no Australian business is immune to cyber-attack, including the Reserve Bank of Australia which it was recently revealed [...]

Privacy Commissioner casts final verdict on Sony data breach

By | October 3rd, 2011|Consumer, Identity Theft, Privacy Commissioner|

It seems that there will be no reprisal according to Australian law for the victims of the Sony PlayStation/Qriocity saga [...]

Sony dangles a carrot to entice users back to its system

By | May 16th, 2011|Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases, Privacy Commissioner|

Sony has offered a sweetener in the hope that most of its 17 million users will be enticed back to [...]

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Privacy Commissioner Investigates Sony Data Breach

By | May 5th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, Privacy Commissioner|

On April 27 I posted about the Sony PlayStation data breach which occurred on April 17 and has possibly affected [...]

Crime storm blows in after Cyclone Yasi

By | March 12th, 2011|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases, Privacy Commissioner|

VICTIMS of CYCLONE YASI are urged to take real and important measures to protect their identities from thieves in the [...]

Identity Theft the ticking time bomb in Australia

By | March 12th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

SAFETY of personal information needs to be taken more seriously in this country, to avoid Australian identity theft statistics rising [...]

Privacy Commissioner gets tough on Vodafone

By | February 25th, 2011|media releases, Press Releases, Privacy Commissioner|

MyCRA Credit Rating Repair Vodafone customers' personal information was available on a publically accessible website.. Vodafone was in breach of their obligations under the Privacy Act... The AUSTRALIAN CRIME COMMISSION now sites identity theft as the "fastest growing crime in AUSTRALIA

First Telstra & Now Vodafone… What Privacy Protection Do We Really Have?

By | January 10th, 2011|Industry News, media releases, Privacy Commissioner|

Recently I blogged about Telstra allegedly breaching the privacy of some 200,000 clients by sending out letters to clients containing [...]