Compliance & Legislation

GDPR One Year Review – The 5 Key Cyber Security Articles

Believe it or not, a year has passed since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became law. Over that year, the impact of the legislation has spurred countries around the world to review their own privacy laws to enforce an equitable tightening up of their own data protection approach; but how effective has this year been in terms of making our personal data less at risk of being stolen and sold on the black market?

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OAIC Q3 Data Breach Report – What you Need to Know

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) – Australia’s statutory agency for privacy and freedom of information – has released its third quarterly report on Australia’s Notifiable Data Breach scheme. It shows 245 reported data breaches between July and September, a number which correlate closely with the previous quarter.

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Privacy Legislation impact on Cyber Security Operations

Should the changes to privacy laws make us rethink log retention? Does your Security Operations Centre (SOC) collect and store logs? The answer is, almost certainly ‘yes’. Even the most basic security operations activities include analysing security events, such as those produced by end user computers, web filters, email systems, databases and network appliances.

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