Understanding the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme
Here at Emerging IT, we understand it can be very daunting trying to understand everything that is going on with Security in 2018. This year saw the Federal laws tighten greatly on businesses in terms of compliance and staying within the law when it comes to Notifiable Data Breaches.
The two previous years saw a huge rise in cyber-crime and the development of an underworld criminal industry based around hacking businesses and selling their credentials online for blackmail or worse.
These are the main factors which have seen many businesses scratching their heads over what they need to do to keep themselves safe and compliant. To help Australian organisations learn about their situation we have added a number of general FAQ's regarding the new Data Breach Laws which now dictate when and where a Data breach must be submitted to the OAIC.
Below is a list of the most common FAQ's regarding the new Data Breach Laws;