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.

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ACORN Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network
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The Australian Cyber Security Centre has implemented an improved way for you to report cybercrime. The Cyber Issue Reporting System replaced the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) on 30 June 2019

Business Website Address: http://www.acorn.gov.au/
ASCS Australian Cyber Security Centre
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Short Business Description: The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), part of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), leads the Australian Government’s efforts to improve cyber security, as part of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).
– monitor cyber threats across the globe 24 hours a day, seven days a week so we can alert Australians early on what to do.
– provide advice and information about how to protect yourself and your business online. When there is a cyber security incident, we provide clear and timely advice to individuals, small to medium business, big business and critical infrastructure operators.
– work with our business, government and academic partners and experts in Australia and overseas to investigate and develop solutions to cyber security threats.
– have a national footprint of Joint Cyber Security Centres where we collaborate with nearly 200 industry, government and academic partners on current cyber security issues. We also work with law enforcement authorities to fight cybercrime.
Business Website Address: https://www.cyber.gov.au/
Australian National Audit Office (ANAO)
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Short Business Description: The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) is a specialist public sector practice providing a full range of audit and assurance services to the Parliament and Commonwealth public sector entities and statutory bodies.
Business Website Address: https://www.anao.gov.au
Australian Signals Directorate
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Short Business Description: The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) is a vital member of Australia’s national security community, working across the full spectrum of operations required of contemporary signals intelligence and security agencies: intelligence, cyber security and offensive operations in support of the Australian Government and Australian Defence Forces (ADF).
Business Website Address: https://www.asd.gov.au/index.htm
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)
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Short Business Description: The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) is an independent statutory agency within the Attorney General’s portfolio.
Primary functions: Privacy functions, conferred by the Privacy Act 1988, freedom of information functions Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and government information policy functions, conferred under the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010 (AIC Act).
Business Website Address: https://www.oaic.gov.au/
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Scamwatch
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Short Business Description: Scamwatch is run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). It provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.