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Australia’s largest private health insurer was aware of “serious deficiencies in its cybersecurity and information security framework” a full two years before the October 2022 data breach that saw a record loss of personal customer information to hackers, the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has alleged in a document filed to the Federal Court

Neither AUSTRAC or Services Australia is well placed to ensure business continuity or disaster recovery in the event of a significant or reportable cyber security incident, according to a new report by the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO).

Freedom of Information Commissioner Elizabeth Tydd wants to embed a culture of compliance with the Information Publication Scheme (IPS) in Australian Government agencies in a “systematic and rigorous manner”.

New research shows1 in 3 organizations were unable to detect a breach in the last 12 months, with just 25 percent able to respond in realtime, revealing a cybersecurity preparedness gap.

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is seeking to rectify serious issues with its Information Management capabilities, issuing a tender for market feedback on options for fixing its "obsolete" systems, in three phases over five years.