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Data Breach Disclosure Legislation

April 26, 2016 2:00 pm

Australia’s long awaited mandatory data breach regime moves closer to reality. The Attorney-General’s Department has released a draft of the Australian Government’s promised mandatory data breach notification bill. The Attorney-General’s Department recently sought comments on an exposure draft of the Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015 (Cth) (Exposure Bill).  The submission period has now closed and the Attorney-General’s Department has published a number of the non-confidential submissions on its website. Many of the submissions raised similar issues, including: Concerns about the scope or lack of definition of key terms in the Exposure Bill, such as ‘real risk’ and... Read More

PCI DSS 3.2 Release

April 12, 2016 3:13 pm

PCI DSS 3.2 – What Changes You Should Expect ? You may have heard that the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is planning to release PCI DSS 3.2 in April 2016. But what does this mean? How much will you need to change at your business ? Why are they releasing it early? Here are some things you should know. The PCI Security Standards Council has decided to release PCI DSS 3.2 in advance of the next major release.  The primary driver was to publish updates to the requirements for migration of TLS (Transport Layer Security).  Since the deadline... Read More