Be proactive in preventing data breaches


There has been a rise in identity theft and unlawful access of private information in Australia in recent times, with at least one incident involving NSW driver licences.

It is important that NSW businesses understand the risks of storing the personal information of their customers or staff, particularly when using digital storage.

Cloud storage services are great for accessing information any time on any device, but they’re not always set up securely. It is your responsibility to make sure any data you store is protected.

Follow our guideline (PDF, 270.45 KB) for checking your cloud storage security and visit the Office of Australian Information Commissioner or the Australian Cyber Security Centre for more information.