CW ANZ – February 2018: Prepare for EU data law

CW ANZ – February 2018: Prepare for EU data law


Faced with the double whammy of complying with Australia’s upcoming data breach notification requirement and Europe’s new data protection regime, Australian firms are behind where they need to be in their compliance efforts. In this month’s edition of CW ANZ, find out how Australian organisations are getting ready for the GDPR, the challenges they are facing in meeting two new laws at the same time, as well as what they need to do to achieve their compliance goals.

Also in this issue:

  • Broadcaster’s cloud-based data leaked: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation is the latest organisation to fall prey to misconfigured Amazon S3 storage buckets, exposing database backups and sensitive data such as login credentials.
  • Australian genome researchers crack the code to solve big data problems: Researchers at Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organisation have developed a cloud-based machine learning tool to search through vast amounts of genomic data.
  • Digital advances need ongoing innovation: Australia has matured in its use of technology over the past year, but further investment and innovative thinking are needed for it to continue its good run and to combat cyber threats.
08 Feb 2018
08 Feb 2018
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