SECURITY OR COMPLIANCE?

Security or compliance? Stop choosing between them! The difference between security and compliance is more than just process. It’s philosophy and practice.

EUROPEAN PRIVACY LAWS MAY BE HAMPERING FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

When U.S., European and Canadian law enforcement officials claimed success last year in largely obliterating militant group Islamic State’s online propaganda network following a two-year operation, it was a public database of domain names that partly helped.

DAWN OF A NEW PARADIGM

It remains to be seen whether the Personal Data Protection Act will be effective at reining in tech behemoths and serial data abusers

WTF IS PECR?

An acronym that has resurfaced lately, typically when a data protection regulator mentions the General Data Protection Regulation, is PECR.

TOUGHER PENALTIES TO KEEP AUSTRALIANS SAFE ONLINE

"Existing protections and penalties for misuse of Australians' personal information under the Privacy Act fall short of community expectations, particularly as a result of the explosion in major social media and online platforms that trade in personal information over the past decade," the Attorney-General said.