Tagged With Mandatory Data Breach Notification

Government agencies and organisations that fall under the Privacy Act (we're talking businesses with a turnover of more than $3 million a year) will need to, by law, notify both the privacy commissioner and affected individuals of 'eligible' data breaches.

That's right, the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016, AKA Mandatory Data Breach Notification finally passed the senate yesterday, and will be in place within the next 12 months.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Government agencies and organisations that fall under the Privacy Act (we're talking businesses with a turnover of more than $3 million a year) will need to, by law, notify both the privacy commissioner and affected individuals of 'eligible' data breaches.

That's right, the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016, AKA Mandatory Data Breach Notification finally passed the senate yesterday, and will be in place within the next 12 months.