"Informing You Without Watching you."  @digitalprivacy, Sun 09/25:
Optus data breach: Cybersecurity reforms expected to enable companies to rapidly inform financial institutions

The minister for home affairs and cybersecurity, Clare O’Neil, is expected to announce reforms that would enable Optus to inform financial institutions about the data compromised in its recent cyber-attack. O’Neil is expected to announce reforms in the coming week that would enable companies such as Optus to more rapidly provide data to banks following security breaches. Details including names, dates of birth, phone numbers, email addresses, home addresses, and passport and driver’s licence numbers have been stolen. Optus chief executive, Kelly Bayer Rosmarin said on Friday that the company was not sure exactly how many customers had their details compromised, but said 9.8 million was the “worst case scenario”. In the past, the telco has proposed changes to privacy laws that would enable customers to request their data be destroyed.

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