HWL Ebsworth Cyber Bytes – June

30 June 2016

After a busy few months in the area of cyber security and regulation, we are pleased to bring you the latest edition of the HWL Ebsworth Cyber Bytes newsletter.

In this edition, we look at:

  • Some key features of the Federal Government’s recently released Cyber Security Strategy, particularly those with a potential impact on corporate governance and private sector cyber risk management Click here;
  • The latest initiatives from ASIC as it positions itself as a ‘cyber regulator’ Click here;
  • A round up of some recent data breach and cyber hacking incidents Click here;
  • The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s public consultation draft guidance on ‘big data’ and particularly what is said about the threat of cyber hacking on such ‘honey pots’ of data Click here; and
  • Recent proposals in two states to introduce a statutory tort for invasion of privacy Click here.

We hope you enjoy this edition and look forward to bringing you further updates and insights in relation to this constantly evolving area of business and legal risk.

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