In 2022, cyber incidents in businesses and organizations worldwide have skyrocketed, with being Their biggest healthcare insurance firm, Medibank Private, that exposed the and of almost 10 million people.

Australian businesses should familiarize themselves with what constitutes a data breach because not all data breaches are necessarily a result of exploited or cyber attacks.

Under Australian data security laws, an eligible constitutes a loss,, or unauthorized disclosure of personal information that may cause “serious harm” to the data’s owner.

Australian businesses that hold, use, and store data must have a clear understanding of when a data breach involving personal information is likely to cause “serious harm.”

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