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Roundtable Discusses Mandatory Breach Notification Impact

PRIVACY LAW—AUSTRALIA

May 16, 2013

CRN reports on comments from security and technology leaders at top Australian organisations during a recent SC and ITnews roundtable on the impact of mandatory data breach notification. “Plans for a data breach notification scheme were shared with a small number of stakeholders as the Exposure Draft Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2013, obtained by SC,” the report states, noting the roundtable’s participants “say the impact of a mandatory data breach reporting scheme on businesses will largely depend on what the federal government determines are 'reasonable' security controls.”
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