Privacy Commissioner concerned about continued database security breaches New South Wales’ acting Privacy Commissioner John McAteer has voiced concerns about the security of personal information held by organisations, following media reports on a data breach involving First State Super.
The NSW Privacy Commissioner has investigated a complaint that mandatory licence cards which security industry employees are required to wear and display whilst on duty, disclosed the licence holder’s date of birth contrary to any lawful authority.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has launched the 2013 Community Attitudes to Privacy survey results. The survey is a longitudinal survey of privacy attitudes and awareness in the Australian community.
The NSW Privacy Commissioner has renewed public interest directions made under section 41 of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIP Act) and section 62 of the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (HRIP Act).