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The Electronic Shared Care Records Review: Elements of Trust report reviewed three regional health agency projects and found the projects met their clinical objectives and complied with their obligations under the Health Information Privacy Code (HIPC). The information gathered by the review will be used to provide clear recommendations for appropriate minimum standards around privacy risks on similar projects.
Apps can gather large amounts of information about their users but apps often don’t explain clearly what information they collect and for what purpose. The Privacy Commissioner has released a new resource for businesses and app developers to help understanding of obligations when collecting personal information through mobile apps.
Lorrie Faith Cranor studied thousands of passwords to figure out the surprising, very common mistakes that users make to compromise security. TED Talks is a video podcast of the best talks from the TED Conference where the world's leading thinkers discuss their work.
The Privacy Commissioner has published an online Data Safety Toolkit to help organisations prevent and deal with data breaches. This guidance provides tips to help organisations prevent common mistakes that lead to data breaches, and advice on what to do when they happen.