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Cyber top reason for Data Breaches in Eduction

The results of the second full quarter of Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, has again ranked the Education sector as fourth in the number of data breach notifications between 1 July and 30 September.  Published by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), the report captures statistical information based on notifications received by OAIC under the […]

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Cyber bullying suggested to be added to School curriculum

Recent statistics released from the Office of the eSafety Commissioner reveal the startling fact that one in five young people have been targeted online. And now the eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, is calling for cyberbullying to be added to the national school curriculum.  Today, at the Women in Media event at the National Press Club of Australia, eSafety […]

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CyberHound’s ClearView Lord Mayor’s Business Awards Finalist

CyberHound’s unique Behavioural Analytics software, ClearView, has been nominated, and is now a finalist, for the Brisbane Lord Mayor’s Business Awards this year in the category of ‘Urban Utilities Product Innovation’.  Brisbane’s thriving business community is putting on a strong showing in the 13th annual Lord Mayor’s Business Awards, with 55 finalists vying for a gong across […]

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CyberHound’s ClearView Platform Positively Shapes Online Experiences

Figures released recently reveal that 25% of young people are contacted online by someone they don’t know. The Federal Government’s Office of the eSafety Commissionerasserts that being contacted by someone they’re not familiar with is the leading negative experience young people face (25% of respondents). Being left out by others (21%), teasing and name calling (19%) […]

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Students Encouraged to Play Video Game at School

Australia’s Office of the eSafety Commissioner has launched a new video game which students are actually encouraged to play at school. The Lost Summer is specially designed for students to play in the classroom to encourage digital intelligence and online safety skills. Aimed at 11 to 14-year-olds, The Lost Summer immerses players in a futuristic environment where they […]

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Education in Top 5 in Data Breach Report

In the first full quarter of Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, the Education sector ranked fourth in the number of data breach notifications. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) received 242 notifications under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme in the period 1 April to 30 June 2018.Of those, 19 notifications were received from […]

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Cyberbullies tackled during Innovation Month

The Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) is using July as Innovation Month to highlight examples of innovation in the Australian Public Service (APS) that have real and measurable impacts. According to the Department, a good example is the effort to counter cyberbullying in the general population evidenced by the Office […]