167 million accounts stolen

In 2012 Linked was hacked and Russian hackers stole approximately 6.5 million usernames and passwords. In May 2016 it was ‘discovered’ that a further 100 million email address and passwords had been taken in the attack. Was was at the time a bad security incident has become a catastrophic breach. Yesterday those of 100 million accounts …

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Five key points from the Privacy Act to remember

What is Personal Information? Personal information is very broadly defined as any information about an identifiable individual. How can Personal Information be collected and used? Personal information should only be collected for a lawful purpose connected with a function or activity of your organisation. It should generally be collected directly from the individual concerned, and …

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