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Read our latest insights below on the myriad of weekly global Privacy issues and

why it is so important to get your important matters and plans organised –

as we put in context the nature of LifeBank as the offline internet

One ginormous hack!

The scale of the hack – said to be the second largest ever! – at Marriott Hotels is appalling…… and the company seemingly wanting, severely, in securing its data.    The hack goes back as far as 4 years.   The ramifications are enormous.    Yet again, trying to rely on others to secure data relating…

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MyHealthRecord may becomes theirs too!

Australia has established a MyHealthRecord regime – whereby everyone’s medical, and associated data, is to go on line to become readily accessible by medicos, hospitals and the individual himself.    Uptake has been minimal.  Some 6 million out of a population of 25 million.   The Government has now decided to make the scheme an opt-out…

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Security Breach 101: Almost 20 million bank account records lost by Australia’s largest bank

From today’s Age newspaper…. “Commonwealth Bank has admitted it lost historical bank statements belonging to almost 20 million personal accounts in a 2016 incident it chose not to make public. It’s understood two magnetic tapes that contained customer statements were scheduled for destruction by the bank when they disappeared in May 2016. The Commonwealth Bank decided not to…

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Security! The havoc and cost of a cyber attack

As countries join in on attacking each other’s computer systems – remember Israel started it ages ago when it, in effect, knocked out, or at least set back, Iran’s development of atomic weaponry by neutralising the computer system being deployed in that development – some sober facts as disclosed in an article “World warned of ‘cyber-geddon’ as nations fight computer…

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Facebook….and (all) of you

Facebook has been in the spotlight lately…and rightly so!     The tentacles it has created to enable it to know everything about the user of Facebook should be seen as unconscionable by anyone who remotely values their privacy. Read this piece from The New York Times  – “I Downloaded the Information that Facebook Has…

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