Data Security and the Dark Web

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Data security has always been a priority for records and information management professionals. We now live in the digital age. With the transition from paper to digital business transactions we need to be more diligent than ever to ensure all steps are taken to meet every security requirement that protects personal, sensitive and business intelligence data. The consequences of not meeting that standard are evident in the following story.

Today’s unfolding news about Australia’s Medicare data being sold on the dark web is disturbing to say the least. The articles below track the story as it unfolds.

Doctors question medical record confidentiality

AMA wants answers over Medicare Data Breach

Government and AFP investigating report Medicare card details for sale

Medicare data breach is the tip of the iceberg in the world of Australian dark web fraud