HR Professionals can’t ignore NDB

In February 2017, the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) legislation was passed as an Amendment to the Australian Privacy Act (1988), with the new regime coming into effect on 22 February 2018. It’s literally just around the corner, so now is the time to make sure you understand what you’re required to do and how, as […]

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Organisations must reconsider how they protect data

By Ted Pretty A new IDC Perspective entitled Is Data the New Endpoint(1) proposes that organisations need to change how they think, and instead view data itself as an endpoint to improve how it can be secured. The report states that: “Data is an asset that is increasing in value, created and stored in an […]

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Perimeter Security – A Cycle of Failure

The manner in which enterprises conduct business has changed drastically over the past two decades, but approaches to security have not. During the advent of e-commerce, businesses focused on network firewalls, system hardening and network intrusion detection systems to protect web servers from compromises or denial of service attacks. As businesses made this environment more […]

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Calculate risk in under two minutes

Data breaches are here to stay and becoming more frequent and larger scale (see this infographic for examples). Data breaches are so front of mind that we risk becoming desensitized to it – we’ve seen this firsthand. Privacy compliance issues can be on such a massive scale that organizations fail to take action because they […]

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