What is being called the largest data breach since the introduction of the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme has this week shone the spotlight again on risks associated with the security of private information and how this may affect every organisation, large or small. This week HR firm PageUp confirmed they had experienced a data breach. PageUp has over two million users across almost 200 different countries which include some of Australia’s largest companies including Coles, Telstra, Wesfarmers and the CBA.

Customers of PageUp are being asked to alert their users to the fact that job applicants using the service may have had their private information stolen.

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