Australian Insider Unauthorised Access: September 14 2020

Government contractor accessed private data over ‘grudge’

Access to job seeker records to illegally access the Commonwealth data of four people

Company Statement: Scouts Victoria Notification: Data security incident 24-09-2020
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A government contractor has faced court after using her access to job seeker records to illegally access the Commonwealth data of four people. The records of a third person, who the court heard Williams knew, were accessed 74 times with no legitimate reason.

The woman has been given a suspended jail term after abusing her access to government data.