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Nearly half of employees inadequately trained on Privacy Act compliance

Only 54 percent of workers believe their employers have given them adequate training about how to preserve the privacy of customers' personally identifiable information (PII), a new survey has found as privacy authorities spruik a new privacy management framework designed to help Australian organisations improve privacy compliance efforts that have been slammed as inconsistent and unbelievable by consumers.

David Braue | 08 May | Read more

The human firewall has a soft spot: you

For all the talk about the importance of new security technologies, the importance of staff buying into corporate security strategies is often underestimated. In every case, the predictable result is the same: a strong technological barrier whose effectiveness is immediately compromised once a legitimate user, with legitimate access to internal resources, clicks on a phishing email designed to load malware onto their computer.

David Braue | 12 Mar | Read more

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