Emerging technologies have the power to completely transform the way education is delivered and received. New technology offers a myriad of opportunities for schools, but it also presents complex challenges.
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 […]
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 […]
Private schools and private tertiary educational institutions across Australia are now required to comply with the Notifiable Data Breaches Act which came into effect on 22 February 2018. In the regular delivery of educational services, schools obtain a range of personal information about students and families. This information is stored in online and offline records and includes […]
An HP study, released today, has found almost half of Australian small and medium businesses (SMBs) with an annual turnover of $3M+ do not consider themselves to be prepared for the Australia’s new data breach notification laws. The HP Australia IT Security Study, conducted by ACA research in November 2017, surveyed 528 Australian SMBs with between 10 and […]