Telstra has released some recommendations to help guard against the recent so-called ‘WannaCry’ ransomware cyber attacks. As always, we recommend education as one of the best defences against cyber threats, such as our Information Security Awareness online training.
Organisations covered by the Australian Privacy Act are now required to follow new mandatory data breach notification laws. Do you know your obligations under the Act? Check out our Australian Privacy Law training.
Safe Work Australia has released data showing that 132 Australians have been killed at work so far in 2016 (190 died in 2015). Find out more about our Work Health & Safety training here.
Colgate-Palmolive has been penalised $18m by the ACCC for entering into anti-competitive understandings with laundry detergent competitors. These laws are covered in our Restrictive Trade Practices course.
Freelancer.com has been penalised $20,000 by the OAIC for breaching Australian Privacy Principles by improperly disclosing its information collection policies and improperly disclosing personal information. Learn more about our Australian privacy law training.
Reported financial transactions suspected of being linked to terrorism tripled last year according to Austrac. For information on our Anti-money Laundering/Counter Terrorism Financing training, click here.
Coles has been fined $11.25M as part of a settlement with the ACCC after admitting to unconscionable conduct in its dealings with hundreds of suppliers. Click here for the story or find out more about MCQI’s Fair Trading course which covers unconscionable conduct.
ACCC has begun considering an overhaul of Aussie competition laws with the Harper Competition Review Draft Report.
Read more about the report here.
The recent celebrity security breach highlights the importance of information security awareness. How aware are your people?
Learn more about our Information Security Awareness online training.
Tony Abbott has backed down on attempts to weaken the Racial Discrimination Act, in the face of public pressure. This is a good outcome for supporters of fair, free speech in Australia.