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The mandatory notification of data breaches : issues arising for Australian and EU legal developments

Burdon, Mark, Lane, William B., & von Nessen, Paul (2010) The mandatory notification of data breaches : issues arising for Australian and EU legal developments. Computer Law & Security Review, 26(2), pp. 115-129.

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Abstract

Public and private sector organisations are now able to capture and utilise data on a vast scale, thus heightening the importance of adequate measures for protecting unauthorised disclosure of personal information. In this respect, data breach notification has emerged as an issue of increasing importance throughout the world. It has been the subject of law reform in the United States and in other jurisdictions. This article reviews US, Australian and EU legal developments regarding the mandatory notification of data breaches. The authors highlight areas of concern based on the extant US experience that require further consideration in Australia and in the EU.

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ID Code: 37695
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Data breach notification, Data protection, Information privacy, Identity theft, Information security
DOI: 10.1016/j.clsr.2010.01.006
ISSN: 1873-6734
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law not elsewhere classified (180199)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Elsevier B.V.
Deposited On: 05 Oct 2010 11:46
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:15

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