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Identity Theft

Don’t Just Rely On Data Privacy Laws to Protect Information

Data privacy laws are evolving to allow individuals the opportunity to understand the types of data that companies are collecting about them and to provide ways to access or delete

Vendor News

Mastercard Announces $510 Million Cybersecurity and Tech Innovation Facility in Vancouver

Mastercard and the Government of Canada have announced a new $510 million facility for the city of Vancouver that will focus on cybersecurity and tech innovation. Click here to view

Software

10 Ways To Own Your Cybersecurity In 2020

One of the best New Year’s resolutions anyone can make is to learn new ways to secure their personal and professional lives online, starting with ten proven ways they can

Industry Insights

APRA flags concerns over ‘gaps’ in health insurers’ IT security

The financial regulator has raised alarm bells about the cyber resilience of private health insurance (PHI) firms, flagging the industry’s reliance on outsourcing as cause for concern. Click here to

Software

Web Cache Deception attacks still impact websites with ‘substantial user populations’

Two years after first being disclosed, web cache deception attacks impact 25 of today’s most popular websites. Almost two years after first being documented, Web Cache Deception attacks are still

Industry Insights

Healthcare Provider Agrees to Cough Up $6M to Settle Data Breach Lawsuit

American healthcare provider Banner Health has agreed to pay the alleged victims of a 2016 data breach $6 million. Banner Health operates 28 hospitals and specialized facilities across six states, providing jobs

Identity Theft

NSW Ambulance expected to settle data breach class action

A settlement is expected to be reached in a class action brought against the NSW Ambulance Service relating to sensitive health and personal information that was illegally sold by a

Vendor News

FBI recommends that you keep your IoT devices on a separate network

The FBI says owners of IoT (Internet of Things) devices should isolate this equipment on a separate WiFi network, different from the one they’re using for their primary devices, such

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ACCC calls for Privacy Act changes to protect loyalty scheme customers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recommended for loyalty schemes run by the likes of Telstra and the big four banks to improve data practices in its final

Identity Theft

Do your infosec habits make you vulnerable to fraud?

A third of Americans have been a victim of information fraud or identity theft. Despite notable data breaches in 2019, when asked if they update or change passwords/PINs after a company