Genopay, Gem Finance cyberattack: Data retention a risk, says Privacy Commission

An article from NZ Herald.

The Privacy Commission is telling businesses to “wake up” to the risks of keeping personal data after a mega privacy breach exposed 14 million customer records held for almost two decades.

Deputy Privacy Commissioner Liz MacPherson said data retention – how long records were held – was emerging as a key issue in several recent domestic and global cyberattacks, including the recent Latitude Finance attack.

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