On April 11, 2018, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner published its first quarterly report on data breach notifications received pursuant to the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth). The report discusses the 63 notifications received by the Commissioner during the first quarter of 2018 and provides detailed information regarding: (i) the industries affected by the data breaches; (ii) the type of data compromised; (iii) the technical and nontechnical reasons for the data compromises; and (iv) the number of individuals compromised in each breach.

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