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  • Facebook shares fall as data scandal probe widens

    Shares of Facebook fell 2 percent on Tuesday, after a report that a federal probe on the data breach linked to Cambridge Analytica had been broadened and would include more government agencies.

    Written by Reuters04 July 18 09:42
  • AMA backs investigation into HealthEngine

    The Australian Medical Association is supporting the government’s decision to ask the OAIC to inquire into the data privacy procedures of HealthEngine.

    Written by Byron Connolly29 June 18 13:50
  • Facebook keeps earning despite data privacy scandal

    Facebook has reported first quarter revenue of $11.96 billion, up 49 per cent from last year despite the fallout from a scandal that saw data from 87 million of its users shared with Cambridge Analytica.

    Written by Byron Connolly26 April 18 11:58
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  • Privacy is the new killer app

    A funny thing is happening in the wake of the <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2490179/security0/security0-the-snowden-leaks-a-timeline.html">Edward Snowden NSA revelations</a>, the infamous <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2601905/apple-icloud-take-reputation-hits-after-photo-scandal.html">iCloud hack of celebrity nude photos</a>, and the hit parade of customer data breaches at <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2490637/security0/target-finally-gets-its-first-ciso.html">Target</a>, <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2844491/home-depot-attackers-broke-in-using-a-vendors-stolen-credentials.html">Home Depot</a> and the <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2845621/government/us-postal-service-suffers-breach-of-employee-customer-data.html">U.S. Postal Service</a>. If it's not the government looking at your data, it's bored, lonely teenagers from the Internet or credit card fraudsters.

    Written by Matt Weinberger15 Nov. 14 02:37
  • New privacy laws: Have you done enough?

    New laws have significantly enhanced the privacy of Australian citizens but many CIOs are still not aware of the implications.

    Written by Brad Howarth03 April 14 08:48
  • How Facebook and Twitter are changing data privacy rules

    CIOs think about <a href="http://www.cio.com/article/32306/Privacy_Is_Your_Business">privacy</a> the way some people think about exercise: with a sigh and a sense of impending pain. Outside of regulated industries like health care--where patient privacy is paramount--privacy affects CIOs as a corollary of security when, say, a laptop holding millions of people's records is lost or hackers siphon off customer data.

    Written by Michael Fitzgerald12 June 09 07:36
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