Mar 012015
 March 1, 2015  Breaches, Non-U.S. No Responses »

For the past few years, the case of Tony Omos, a Nigerian asylum seeker, has made headlines in Iceland. Part of the scandal involved Gísli Freyr Valdórsson, who was an assistant to the Interior Minister. Gísli Freyr was eventually convicted of leaking a Ministry document containing sensitive personal information and slander about Omos to the [Read More…]

Feb 272015
 February 27, 2015  Breaches, Business, Laws, Non-U.S. No Responses »

Allie Coyne reports: The parliamentary committee tasked with investigating the Government’s data retention bill has put its support behind the long-mooted introduction of a mandatory data breach notification scheme. The committee made the recommendation today in its report on the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 [pdf]. Australia’s Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has [Read More…]