Quote: Stephane Nappo “A weak digital security can jeopardize a robust physical safety.”

Security Quote: Stephane Nappo “A weak digital security can jeopardize a robust physical safety.”

Incident: Data breach may affect 50,000 Australian university students using ‘Get’ app | The Guardian

September 10 2019 Australian Privacy Breach: Estimated 50,000 students using events app Get, previously known as Qnect, may have had their personal data exposed online.

NZ Incident: Data breach after lax New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) security | Stuff.co.nz

Privacy Breach 09 September 2019: The NZ Transport Agency admits to a technology botch up leaving what was meant to be a highly secure data key wide open.

Incident: Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter’s office in privacy breach over draft religious discrimination bill email | The Australian

September 03 2019 Australian Privacy Breach: Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter’s office in privacy breach over draft religious discrimination bill email.

Quote: Joseph Wood Krutch “Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.”

Security Quote: Joseph Wood Krutch “Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.”

Incident: TGI Fridays Delivers Customer Indigestion Over Data Exposure | Threatpost

August 29 2019 Australian Privacy Breach: TGI Fridays Australia restaurant chain warns loyalty reward program member of exposed data incident – Unsecured S3 bucket.

NZ Incident: ‘Coding error’ compromises passports, driver licences in Ministry of Culture and Heritage data breach | Stuff.co.nz

Privacy Breach 25 August 2019: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage revealed on Sunday more than 300 people had had their personal documents compromised following a “coding error” on a ministry-commissioned website.

Incident: Aussie banks warn customers after fresh PayID data breach | iTnews

August 21 2019: Banks have started warning customers of a fresh data breach involving PayID records that was reported to new payments platform overseer NPP Australia. Client-side technical issue’ blamed for latest disclosure.

Audit: Northern Territory School children’s data exposed to cyber security threats due to education department oversight | ABC Australia

August 17 2019 Audit Finding: The confidential records of children and teachers have been left vulnerable to cyber security attacks and data mismanagement due to education departmental oversight in the Northern Territory Government, a report from the auditor general’s office has revealed.

Incident: Sensitive personal data of hundreds of visa applicants accidentally leaked in email mishap | ABC News Australia

Privacy Breach August 15 2019: The personal health information of 317 people applying for Australian visas was accidentally emailed to a member of the general public, an ABC investigation has revealed.

Incident: Australian Auto Trade Show Sparks International Incident | Auto Expert John Cadogan

Australian Information Security Incident

Reported: April 24 2019

This is the funnies and most unusual incident report you are likely to see. The follow video is a good example how your PR people should follow up on press coverage after your breach goes public.

John Reported (extract)

At the recent Miracle Cure for Insomnia Trade Show, which I think was also called the Auto Aftermarket Expo, sparks flew, between two battery charging Retardistani companies you’ve probably never heard of. There was a highly charged exchange.

The cops were called. There was even an arrest. Sadly, without resistance. That would have been perfect, in the domain of journalism. The alleged victim here – NOCO – that’s ‘N-O-C-O’ – is a 105-year-old Cleveland, Ohio-based maker of battery jump starters (among other things). Allegedly, NOCO had a critical notebook knocked off by an employee of a competitor you’ve probably never heard of, called CTEK. It’s like Alien Versus Predator … only with battery chargers.

At a trade show. “[The employee] stole a notebook from NOCO’s booth that contained NOCO’s sales strategy, contacts and valuable trade secrets. The CTEK employee, whose name has not yet been released, was arrested by Australian authorities.” – Cision PR Newswire

John Cadogan (AutoExpert) runs a YouTube channel focusing on the Australian automotive market. 

His “unique” style may not be for all, he is refreshingly unappoligic in his approach.

You can learn a lot from his channel, send him the love, like the video and subscribe.

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