Latest cyber attacks

Big Law 28 May 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonOptus fails to keep report into cyber attack out of class action

The Federal Court has dismissed Optus’ appeal to hold back a Deloitte report into its 2022 cyber attack from class...

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Big Law 24 May 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonMedibank’s chairman told a court an external report into a major...

Medibank’s chairman told a court an external report into a major data hack cannot be included in the company’s...

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Corporate Counsel 22 May 2024 ByMalavika SanthebennurSecuring legal professional privilege after a cyber breach

Last year, Optus failed to keep a Deloitte report into a major data breach away from a class action applicant. Here, an...

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Big Law 21 May 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonMedibank fights to keep privilege over data hack report

To scrap legal professional privilege from the Deloitte report, lawyers behind the Medibank class action have grilled...

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Corporate Counsel 14 May 2024 ByAnnie Haggar and Denny WanStriking the right balance when disclosing cyber events

Goldilocks and the cyber risk disclosure porridge: an old children’s tale offers a useful lesson for disclosure of...

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Big Law 29 April 2024 ByLauren CroftCyber attacks on firms are ‘in no way’ declining

For law firms, dealing with “unstructured data” can mean increased risk when it comes to cyber attacks, which this...

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Corporate Counsel 26 March 2024 ByMalavika SanthebennurLegal departments must be involved in cyber incidents from the get-go

In-house counsel should be the first port of call for an incident response team when their organisation falls prey to a...

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Big Law 26 February 2024 ByLauren Croft2024 ‘another big year for cyber’ following massive breaches and...

Following several high-profile data breaches affecting millions of Australians, cyber security and cyber attacks have...

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Big Law 21 February 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyOAIC to open investigation into HWL Ebsworth hack

The Australian information commissioner is launching an investigation into the personal information handling practices...

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Corporate Counsel 20 February 2024 ByMalavika SanthebennurInformation governance key for businesses amid privacy reforms

The spate of recent cyber security breaches has highlighted the importance of information governance, according to a...

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