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Cybersecurity
BlackLine achieves ISO/IEC 27017:2015 security compliance
BlackLine follows information security standards in cloud services, supported by policies that enforce data security and privacy.
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Privacy
Mistrust amongst online shoppers over data privacy fears
Much of this mistrust resides in how companies are perceived to be using customer data.
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Privacy Commissioner
76 breaches reported in first four months of revamped Privacy Act
Barely four months since the Privacy Act 2020 came into force, early indications appear to suggest that mandatory breach reporting regulations are working.
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Adobe
With death of third-party cookies on horizon, Adobe provides marketers with alternative
Adobe says adopting a first-party strategy, whereby quality, permission-based data is placed at the centre of customer engagements, is the future.
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GDPR
Five things ANZ businesses should know about storing customers’ data
Businesses need to correlate events intelligently across multiple threat surfaces, application layers, and time spans to connect event A, to event B, to event C — even if they are months apart.
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Privacy
Why consumer privacy is crucial in a remote work era
Organisations should monitor all file, app, user and web activity with comprehensive activity logs to uncover the whereabouts of consumers’ data.
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Financial institutions
Asia Pacific FSIs pay $5.1 billion for breaching AML & data privacy
Financial institutions in Asia Pacific are paying a heavy price for not complying with some of the most common and widespread regulations designed to protect them and their customers.
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Data
Widespread uncertainty and distrust about data privacy in A/NZ
"In our new digital economy, people around the world are becoming acutely aware of how their information is being collected, stored, and used."
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Business Continuity
Huawei: Corporates must focus on data minimisation and business continuity
"From a long-term sustainable point of view, organisations will need to adopt data minimisation and privacy by design and default."
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Cloud
Google completes $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit
It comes after the European Commission announced its approval of the acquisition late last month, with the condition that the search engine giant would not use Fitbit health data to target ads to users in the European Union. 
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Public Cloud
Gartner reveals the top strategic tech trends for 2021
“CIOs are striving to adapt to changing conditions to compose the future business - this requires the organisational plasticity to form and reform dynamically. Gartner’s top strategic technology trends for 2021 enable that plasticity.”
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Data Protection
Creating private data regulations for employees
Whether employees are hired on a part-time or full-time basis, everyone must know about data privacy regulations. Everyone needs to be responsible for keeping the organisation’s data secure. 
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Gartner
Gartner: By 2023, 65% of the world will have personal data covered under modern privacy regulations
“Security and risk management (SRM) leaders need to help their organisation adapt their personal data handling practices without exposing the business to loss."
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Artificial Intelligence
Europe contemplates new rules for AI – and what this might mean in A/NZ
When Europe legislates on AI, it is certain that Australia and New Zealand will be impacted, writes SAS Europe chief privacy strategist Kalliopi Spryridaki.
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Data Protection
California's CCPA now enforced worldwide
“The expansive reach of the CCPA and scope of data it covers can make compliance feel daunting to many,” comments ISACA Privacy Group member David Bowden.
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Cybersecurity
Almost 70% of APAC consumers willing to trade privacy for better UX
Respondents from China (82%), India (79%) and Indonesia (79%) are the most willing to share their data, with respondents from Japan (43%), Australia (50%) and Singapore (58%) being the least likely to trade data for more seamless experiences.
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
BYOD security in remote work era still riddled with issues
Bitglass’ 2020 BYOD Report suggests that BYOD and personal device security in organisations still leave much to be desired, even as more organisations adopt flexible BYOD arrangements.
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Data Protection
Kiwis and Aussies among most concerned globally about data privacy
New research from Genesys finds the two neighbours value their data privacy more than other regions - but, as always, there are key differences of opinions too.
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Data Protection
How to choose a secure plagiarism checker for your school
Choosing a secure plagiarism checker for your school is important for building a comprehensive privacy protection ecosystem and protecting user data from leaks.
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Cybersecurity
Latest Ford and Volkswagen smart cars pose 'serious' privacy and security risk
A consumer goods testing company says its testing of both the latest Ford Focus and Volkswagen Polo indicated the new technology offered in the cars renders users vulnerable to security and privacy breaches.
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Data Protection
Trustworthy and reliable: why making data privacy a priority leads to stronger customer relationships
Showing you’re scrupulous about how you collect, use and store customer information also has a positive impact on your customers’ experience with your brand and your bottom line.
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Data breach
Privacy Bill will mandate more transparency in Kiwi businesses - OPC
“Privacy is about being transparent and clear with customers and protecting their personal information. It’s about telling people what you’re collecting and what you’re going to do with it."
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Commerce Systems
commercetools expands to Australia, builds Sydney data centre
The data centre will support customer growth in Australia and New Zealand.
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Data Protection
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards speaks at TechFest 2020
Edwards has a clear message: If New Zealand businesses undermine the issue of privacy, they will ruin their business.