Reported Data Breaches Rise 5% in Australia

This Data Breach alert was published at 01.02.2021 14.56 on Data Breach Today.

Regulator Says Rise Is Modest Considering Pandemic Work-From-Home Shift
Reported data breaches in Australia increased 5% in the second half of 2020, but the nation’s privacy regulator says the increase was modest considering the massive shift to working from home. The cause of incidents that rose the most was human error, which often involved email addressing mistakes.

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