Group emails and privacy – as easy as BCC!

Monday 13th November, 2017

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Source: CyberVally.com

Recently we have had a few enquiries about group emails and accidental disclosures of large numbers of email addresses. It’s a common issue and has even happened to us.

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It’s good to talk about privacy breaches

Tuesday 31st October, 2017

We would like to share some recent anecdotal evidence to remind organisations of the mutual benefits of having a genuine and effective communications strategy as part of a response to a privacy breach. This is something that forms part of our guidance to relevant stakeholders but, rather than just taking our word for it, we thought it’d be useful to learn from the experiences of organisations that have benefitted from this approach.

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Protecting the privacy of older Victorians online

Monday 9th October, 2017

This month Victoria is celebrating the 35th Victorian Seniors Festival, with a range of events and activities taking place across the state. The Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC) recognises the importance of protecting the privacy of older Victorians, and is marking this year’s festival by offering some privacy tips for senior citizens who have an online presence.

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Event recap: Artificial Intelligence and Privacy forum

Tuesday 29th August, 2017

On Friday 25 August 2017, the Office of the Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) held its fourth public forum. Breaking away from the panel format of our past two events, this time CPDP invited two guest speakers, Dr Toby Walsh and Dr Jake Goldenfein to hold a conversation on the theme of Artificial Intelligence and Privacy.

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The value of consumer trust: How privacy can enable economic growth

Wednesday 23rd August, 2017

Generating value from data forms part of the economic and innovation agenda of many governments and organisations. Today’s data-driven economy is dependent on the free flow of personal information, allowing organisations to refine and target services, predict consumer behaviours and analyse market trends (amongst other benefits). 

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