The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has published the first quarterly report on data breach notifications received under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, which came into force on 22 February 2018.

Top 5 industry sectors that reported breaches
in the quarter

Top 5 industry sectors NDBs received
Health service providers 15
Legal, Accounting & Management services 10
Finance (incl. superannuation) 8
Education 6
Charities 4

Source: Quarterly Statistics Report: January 2018 – March 2018