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Media Incident Reports 2019
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NZ Medical Data Breach 8 October 2019. New Zealand’s Tū Ora Compass Health data breach exposes medical data of one million New Zealand residents.
NZ Laptop Stolen 8 October 2019: New Zealand’s Commerce Commission (ComCom) confidential information on laptop belonging to ‘external provider’ containing over 200 meeting and interview transcripts taken in burglary, which has seen the provider dumped.
Incident: ‘Trusted inside access’: Sydney IT contractor arrested over Landmark White data breach | Brisbane Times
October 02 2019 Sydney Insider Charged: Sydney IT contractor arrested over Landmark White data breach containing property valuations, personal details and driver’s licences of a combined 275,000 individuals.
Audit Failure 2019: Queensland government cyber defences fail ethical hack test, sensitive information accessed with relative ease.
October 01 2019 Victorian Hospital Ransomware Attack: The scale of a ransomware attack on some of the state’s major regional hospitals that has forced healthcare providers to go offline.
NZ Hacked 29 September 2019: Promotional screens on a central Auckland Asics store were hacked to show pornographic content on Sunday morning.
September 20 2019 Australian Medical Privacy Breach: Millions of Australians’ sensitive medical images, data left openly accessible. Australian servers alone leaked 50,000 sets of data comprising 2.5 million accounts.
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The Privacy Commissioner's Office has a wide range of functions. Some of these include investigating complaints about breaches of privacy, running education programmes, and examining proposed legislation and how it may affect individual privacy.
Security Quote: Stephane Nappo “A weak digital security can jeopardize a robust physical safety.”
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.”
Digital Rights Quote: Martin Firrell “Security is no replacement for liberty.”
Quote: William Shakespeare “Security is the chief enemy of mortals.”
Quote: Theodore Forstmann “The opposite of security is insecurity, and the only way to overcome insecurity is to take risks.”
"The opposite of security is insecurity, and the only way to overcome insecurity is to take risks."Theodore Forstmann Privacy Breaches, Data Breaches, Hacked, Insiders, Poor Data Handling, Australian OnlyAustralian Only - Reported adverse audit findings reported in...
Data Security Mashup: Most organisations look at data as an asset, not a liability. If you don’t store it you can’t loose it.
".. security is not having things; it’s handling things.”" - Susan Jeffers, Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway
Quote: Mark Gough “Human security depends on a system where each rational individual calculates that it is more profitable not to rebel.”
"Human security depends on a system where each rational individual calculates that it is more profitable not to rebel." - Mark Gough