Don’t be in the Dark on Privacy

Don’t be in the Dark on Privacy

Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) is an annual initiative run by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).

The annual event highlights the importance of protecting personal information, and helps organisations, agencies and the public navigate the privacy landscape.

For organisations and agencies, it’s a reminder to review privacy practices and policies and educate their staff about information handling obligations.

This year’s message is “Don’t be in the Dark on Privacy”, and explores a series of privacy priorities including Data Breaches, Online Security, Your Credit, Health Information and Your Data.

Data Breaches: Act quickly to reduce the risk of harm from a data breach. Does your business have a data breach response guide?
Data breach preparation and response guide

Online Security: rotect yourself and safeguard your passwords.
• The ‘Essential Eight Explained

Your Credit Information: heck your credit report for free once a year.
• How to get your credit report and other fact sheets

Health Information: haring your health information is your choice
Privacy and the My Health Record system

Your data: Be aware of what you share
Ten tips to protect your customers’ personal information

A cyber insurance policy should be part of every successful business’s risk management framework. Cyber insurance is not the first line of defence; it is designed to protect a business when it’s IT security, policies and procedures fail to stop an attack.

There is no such thing as an impenetrable system; this is why in today’s digital age Cyber Insurance is a must for your business to mitigate your exposure in the event of a cyber-attack.

Don’t wait until it’s too late – click here to obtain a Cyber Insurance quote online in a matter of minutes.

If you have any further questions on Cyber Insurance and how it can protect your business, contact Vikram Choudhry on 1300 880 494.

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