Over 100 data breaches voluntarily reported to OAIC in past year

Leon Spencer reports:

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has revealed that it received more than 100 voluntary data breach notifications in the 12 months since changes to the country’s Privacy Act 1988 came into effect in March 2014.

The OAIC said on Thursday that it had received 104 voluntary data breach notifications from the industry, 14,064 privacy enquiries, and commenced 13 privacy assessments.

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