Fraudulently-induced money transfers: crime or cyber?16 February 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
In the USA there seems to be a real struggle emerging from their court judgments on whether ‘computer fraud’ (or social engineering scams) - which lead to fraudulently-induced money transfers - are properly covered under crime and fidelity...
Could D&O be the new cyber liability 'pot of gold'?16 February 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
Compared with the United States, there has been little third party litigation in Australia brought about by individuals aggrieved in the wake of corporate data breaches or privacy events. There are a number of reasons for that, including the difference in...
EU laws impact Aussie organisations16 February 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
If you thought being prepared for Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches scheme legal changes by Thursday, 22 February 2018 was the only thing to mark off on your privacy 'to do list', think again! The European Union General Data Protection...
Notifiable Data Breaches scheme - are you ready for February 22?16 February 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
The Notifiable Data Breaches scheme (or mandatory breach reporting requirements) under the Privacy Act 1988 come into force on Thursday, 22 February 2018. Hopefully this comes as no surprise. If it does, check out our article in the 2017 Privacy Edition...
Cyber is the new black...19 February 2014 | Insurance & Health Law
In December 2013, a well known IT security blogger, Brian Krebs, was trawling some internet forums when he saw cyber criminals boasting about their latest 'acquisition' of credit card details. Two independent sources later, Krebs had confirmed that Target had been hacked and stolen customer cards...
New ‘worker’ definition leaves some contractors out in the cold18 June 2013 | Insurance & Health Law
Recent amendments to Queensland’s workers’ compensation legislation have narrowed the definition of ‘worker’, effectively excluding many contractors from the benefits of statutory insurance.