OAIC data breach report

Organisations should also ensure they have a robust data breach response plan The significant impact of recent data breaches on millions of Australians and the findings of the latest Notifiable data breaches report released today stress the need for organisations to have robust information handling practices and an up-to-date data breach response…

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OAIC opens investigations into Bunnings and Kmart

The OAIC has commenced preliminary inquiries with Good Guys Discount Warehouses The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has opened investigations into the personal information handling practices of Bunnings Group Limited and Kmart Australia Limited, focusing on the companies’ use of facial recognition technology. The investigations follow a report…

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Australia and UK investigation into Clearview AI concluded

Clearview’s facial recognition app allows users to upload a photo of a face and match it to one on the Internet. The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) opened a joint investigation into the personal information handling practices of Clearview AI Inc in July…

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