The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has declared this week to be Privacy Awareness Week. Well, the've actually joined with the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) in order to promote the importance of privacy and to offer advice on how you can protect your own privacy.
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The National Data Breach (NDB) reporting system has been in operation since February and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released their first quarterly report that covers the new reporting regime. Unsuprisingly, the number of breaches reported is way up on previous periods with human error a significant issue.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, lead by Timothy Pilgrim received 114 breach notifications last financial year - up from 107 on the year before. Given mandatory notification doesn't start for a few more months, this could be the thin edge of the wedge as companies come to grips with the new regulatory regime.