In response to numerous notable data breaches over the past year, the Australian Government is embarking on the most extensive restructuring of the country’s privacy laws in decades. Innovators in data privacy and cyber security, de.iterate, together with leading in-house legal, workplace and compliance services firm Source, have announced a partnership aimed at facilitating Australian businesses’ onboarding with the revised Privacy Act. Their goal is to provide these businesses with enhanced cybersecurity measures.
The collaboration between de.iterate and Source hopes to deliver a Privacy Act compliance product via the pre-existing de.iterate platform tailored for small to medium-sized businesses. The product aims to improve how these businesses manage and store personal information, ensuring they are legally compliant with the Privacy Act.
Stanislav Roth, Managing Director of Source Legal, describes the product as a unique tool that will dispel the confusion and, save businesses from wasting time and resources and help them keep abreast of the evolving Privacy Act landscape.
The product hosts several specific features, including customisable registers, built-in policies, dynamic data mapping, and a compliance calendar. These features appear easy to use and remain updated to reflect ongoing legislative shifts.
Andrew Lawrence, CEO of de.iterate, stated that the de.iterate Privacy Act is a turn-key solution designed to meet the ever-increasing needs of Australian businesses. He emphasised that the platform aims to simplify and streamline data privacy and cyber security, thus making the process of compliance with standards less burdensome.
Businesses must also document their suppliers and the data being shared with them, including where this data is stored. The de.iterate solution, starting at AUD $99 a month, covers all these needs.
As per de.iterate’s CEO, in partnering with Source, a company that aligns with its dedication towards excellence and innovation, now have the opportunity to extend its reach, assisting more businesses with easy, confident compliance.
De.iterate makes privacy and cyber security simple and stress-free for growing businesses. Its expert compliance platform streamlines certification to global information security and data privacy standards like ISO 27001, ISO 27701, The Privacy Act, and the ACSC Essential Eight. A turn-key solution, the de.iterate platform encompasses policies, employee training modules, a risk register, a compliance calendar, and reporting tools.