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Pete was right (but just this time)

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Parenting under the influence of the internet

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Is it app-ropriate to require personal information for parking?

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Future Privacy: A tipping point for tech

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Patch me if you can: key challenges and considerations

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News round-up March 2021 — That horrible Exchange compromise, IOT security threats made real and digital platforms’ latest privacy challenges

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Privacy in focus: The consent catch-22

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Patch me if you can: the six steps of vulnerability management

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Privacy in focus: What’s in a word?

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Standards – huhh! – what are they good for?

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Patch me if you can: the importance of vulnerability management

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Privacy in focus: Who’s in the room?

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When your milk comes with a free iris scan

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News round-up February 2021 — Downplaying data breaches, escalating ransomware tactics and “there’s something in the water”

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Privacy in focus: A new beginning

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Privacy, COVID and vulnerable communities in the golden city

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News round-up Jan 2021 — SolarWinds hack, the need for robust external security assurance, and a community demand for privacy

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The five trends driving ransomware tactics

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End of year wrap: What the Four Seasons Total Landscaping debacle taught us about privacy and security

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News round-up Dec 2020 – Escalation in ransomware tactics, world-first privacy settlement and more

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Privacy in Australia: what’s around the bend?

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News round-up Nov 2020 – Privacy Act review, ICO fines British Airways £20m over data breach and more

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News round-up Oct 2020 — Update on ServiceNSW databreach, Twitter upping its security game, and more

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News round-up Sept 2020 — Thousands of licence details exposed online, HeathEngine to pay $2.9mil, and more

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What non-mask wearers teach us about security awareness

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News round-up July 2020 — European court decision on international data transfers, software vulnerabilities, and more

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News round-up June 2020 — PM’s cyber strategy announcement, ransomware attacks and email scammers

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News round-up May 2020 — Ransomware formally registered as business risk and security report on cyber attackers

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Towards a trustworthy COVIDSafe app

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News round-up April 2020 — Privacy and security issues with COVID-19

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Four principles for contact tracing technology

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News round-up March 2020 — COVID-19 influence on cyber security, privacy and digital risk

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News round-up February 2020 — Privacy priorities and on-selling data

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News round-up December 2019 — Ransomware attacks, phishing and online data breaches

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Privacy: The moral guidepost for a just society

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elevenM’s submission to Australia’s 2020 Cyber Security Strategy

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Sustaining the value from your security tools

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Getting value from your security tools

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GovHack: a lesson in optimism

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Parenting, privacy and the future

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Happy birthday Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme. How have you performed?

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The difference between NIST CSF maturity and managing cyber risk

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Lessons on managing a data breach crisis (from an amateur conference organiser)

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Up close and personal with the Singaporean Cybersecurity Act

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Introducing our free data breach notification tool

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The journey toward trust – Part 3: Trust through reputational management

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The journey toward trust – Part 2: Trust through regulatory compliance

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What does the record FCA cyber fine mean for Australia?

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You get an Aadhaar! You get an Aadhaar! Everybody gets an Aadhaar!

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Nine steps to a successful privacy and cyber security capability uplift

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Musings on the OAIC’s second Notifiable Data Breaches report

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5 things you need to know about GDPR’s Data Protection Officer requirement

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Our view on APRA’s new information security regulation

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In Privacy Awareness Week, will Australia follow the GDPR?

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Facebook and Cambridge Analytica: Would the GDPR have helped?

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A Lesson in Data Privacy: You Can’t Cram for GDPR

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Head to Head: the GDPR and the Australian Privacy Principles – Part 2: A Tale of Two Jurisdictions

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Head to Head: the GDPR and the Australian Privacy Principles – Part 1: The long arm of the law

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Melanie spoke to Bloomberg about driving competitive advantage from GDPR compliance

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Comparing Australia’s Privacy Act with the GDPR

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