Episodes include: The ROI of Proper Data Management; Records Management in Highly Regulated Industries; High Stakes Records Management; The NIST Privacy Framework; Open Data During Times of Crisis. You can listen to the podcast anytime on the Active Navigation website.
The Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC) issues security guides to support the Victorian Protective Data Security Standards (VPDSS).
This document provides organisations with guidance on security risk management fundamentals to enable them to undertake a Security Risk Profile Assessment (SRPA) as required under s89 of the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014(PDP Act) and is designed to support practitioners and information security leads.
The Information and Privacy Commissioner NSW has developed a fact sheet to provide guidance about the definition of record, in particular digital records under the GIPA Act and what it means for agencies. The fact sheet also outlines the importance of agencies maintaining good digital recordkeeping practices to ensure it is able to comply with its legislative obligations.
OAIC launched a new Privacy Impact Assessment Tool (DOCX), which helps you conduct a PIA, report its findings and respond to recommendations.
Accompanying the Guide to undertaking privacy impact assessments, entities are encouraged to take a flexible approach and adapt this tool to suit the size, complexity and risk level of their project.
The Asian Business Law Institute recently published a Comparative Review and Table on the laws and regulations on cross-border data transfers in 14 APAC jurisdictions. This publications provides an overview and analysis of the transfer principles, legal grounds and mechanisms that operate in the laws in the region, on eg consent, contracts, BCR, certification, CBPR, privacy codes, adequacy, statutory exemptions, and localisation. This Review sets out proposals for how Asian public stakeholders may promote legal certainty and greater consistency between their respective laws and regulations on cross-border transfers of personal data in the region.
This Review is supported by a comprehensive comparative Table of the rules relating to the transfer of personal data in 14 Asian jurisdictions.
You can access the Review and Table here.
COVID-19 has brought to the forefront the importance of real-time accurate data for scientists to analyze and model and for government leaders to make decisions on. InfoGovANZ has complied a series of COVID-19 curated articles and resources, updated monthly.
OVIC has released new guidance on how the exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act should be applied. OVIC has updated the FOI and COVID19 FAQs for agencies – read them here – to include questions about the new COVID-19 regulations including: what to do if your agency is completely shut down; and how to verify an applicant’s identity.
Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner (OAIC) has updated it’s FOI FAQ with the latest COVID-19 relevant questions including how to make an FOI complaint during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Australian and New Zealand Information Access Commissioners join with their international counterparts in their clear call for documentation, preservation and access to information as governments, businesses and citizens deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Integrity Entities) Regulations 2020 were made on 19 May. OVIC has included an FAQ in its FOI business continuity and coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs on what this means for agencies.
Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner (OAIC) has updated its latest guidance on COVID-19 and privacy/freedom of information. and in conjunction with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) have released the Compliance and Enforcement Policy for the Consumer Data Right developed following consultation with current and future data holders and recipients.
Information Privacy Commission (IPC) NSW have updated their guide to protecting your privacy in NSW plus their COVID-19 guidelines. They have also published the results of the latest survey of NSW community attitudes towards privacy.
The Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC) has released a statement calling for the Transparency and access to information in the context of a global pandemic along with other coronavirus related resources.
Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner (OAIC) has released further tips for good privacy practice in organisations.
NZ Privacy Commission has released information regarding COVID-19 and privacy.
Global Privacy Assembly, a global forum for data regulators and privacy authorities has collated a list of data protection resources from around the world.
The Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner (OAIC) has released a Privacy and Freedom of Information Guides clarifying employer privacy obligations to staff.
The Information Privacy Commission (IPC) NSW has released a Privacy and Freedom of Information Guides including special arrangements that apply during the pandemic.