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Risk management is industry-agnostic. And, while business priorities for each industry may be different, all organisations need to have an effective risk management framework.

Risk levels for some industries are higher than for others. The positive here, however, is that industries can learn from one another to improve...

By Kwame Slusher

ASIC Media Release

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is warning its Registry customers to be vigilant of scam emails purporting to be from ASIC.

We are aware some customers have received emails containing attachments or links to fake invoices. Fake emails may look different to ASIC emails and generally instruct the...

By Kwame Slusher

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Republished from the December 2016 edition of the Quarterly GRC Professional: The Rise of RegTech.



Though it has been stated that regtech is the new fintech, it is different in one fundamental aspect: it is not there to compete but to facilitate GRC frameworks in organisations and to make them more efficient.

According to Richard Gluyas at ...

By Kwame Slusher

ASIC Media Release

Tuesday 10 January 2017


Mr Peter Alan Gregg, the previous Chief Financial Officer of Leighton Holdings Limited (now CIMIC Group Limited), has been charged with two counts of falsifying company documents in 2011, contrary to s1307(1) of the Corporations Act 2001.

Mr Gregg is due to appear in the Downing Centre Local Cou...

By Kwame Slusher



Has the conversation changed when your organisation talks about data breaches?

Late last year, an ex-employee at the National Australia Bank (NAB) accidentally emailed names, addresses, BSB numbers, account numbers and even the NAB identification number of migrant account holders to an email address external to the organisation.

This result...

By Kwame Slusher

Friday 6 January 2017

OAIC Media Release

Statement by the Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim


6 January 2017

My office has been in contact with the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman about this issue.

My office works closely with DHS and other government a...

By Kwame Slusher

ACCC Media Release

3 January 2017

On 23 December 2016 the Federal Court ordered Valve Corporation (Valve) to pay penalties totalling $3 million for breaching the Australian Consumer Law. Valve is one of the world’s largest online game retailers and operates the Steam game distribution platform. 

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By Kwame Slusher