Data protection

Alternate Term Label:
Data governance
Data regulation
Data security
Policy

ACCC/OAIC compliance and enforcement policy for the Consumer Data Right

The purpose of this policy is to help consumers and Consumer Data Right (CDR) participants understand the approach that the ACCC and the OAIC will adopt to encourage compliance with CDR Rules, legislation (including Privacy Safeguards) and Consumer Data Standards. The policy also sets out...
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Enhanced access to publicly funded data for science, technology and innovation

This report presents current policy practice to promote access to publicly-funded data for science, technology and innovation, as well as policy challenges for the future. It examines national policies and international initiatives, and identifies seven issues that require policy attention.
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Data is dangerous: comparing the risks that the United States, Canada and Germany see in data troves

From posting photos and videos, to tracking physical activity, apps can do almost anything, but while they may seem like harmless fun, they may also pose a threat to personal data and national security. This paper compares the different responses of the United States, Canada...

The Commonwealth cyber security posture in 2019

Identifying the cyber security posture or vulnerabilities of individual Commonwealth entities may increase their risk of being targeted by malicious cyber actors. This report, therefore, does not identify specific entities – all data has been anonymised and provided in aggregate.
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Data bites: getting things done with data in government

This report summarises the first eight Data Bites events, held between April 2019 and February 2020. It draws out some key themes, and presents answers to a standard set of questions put to all speakers, allowing you to learn more about the 32 projects explored...
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Recommendations on privacy and data protection in the fight against COVID-19

In this paper, the authors provide privacy and data protection recommendations for governments to fight against COVID-19 in a rights-respecting manner.
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Cybercrime prevention principles for internet service providers

The working group that contributed to the development of the principles outlined in this report agreed that all internet service providers (ISPs) should explore and ideally commit to implementing the recommendations on their own networks, due to the significant impact this could have on the...
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Integrating the Provider Information Request into the higher education data collection: consultation summary paper

In response to feedback received through this consultation, TEQSA is extending the transition period by postponing the implementation of the new TCSI data framework to the 2021 PIR.
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Unauthorised access and disclosure of information held by the Victorian public sector

This report provides an overview of the key risks associated with unauthorised access and disclosure of information by Victorian public sector employees. It explores the drivers of these risks, as well as potential prevention, reporting and detection measures.
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Review of online targeting: final report and recommendations

Using machine learning, online targeting systems predict what content is most likely to interest people, and influence people to behave in a particular way. This research report shows that people welcome the convenience these systems offer, but express concern when they learn about the systems’...