Medisecure Cyber Security Breach

As you may already be aware, Medisecure have been involved in a cyber breach.  While the details are still not fully known, DMS would advise you exercise caution and that you treat any emails, SMS, or calls in relation to the breach as suspicious.  Hackers and bad actors could use the Medisecure breach as an[…]

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Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme, coming ready or not…

The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 will come into force on 22 February 2018. This will apply to all health service providers as they are Australian Privacy Principles (APP) individuals and entities under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). The website of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has many resources to[…]

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Cyber Security Update 2017

“the price of data freedom is eternal vigilance”1 2017 started with a bang for the cyber security threat outlook. On January 2, Donald Trump told reporters at a function in Florida when asked a question about alleged Russian hacking; “…If you have something really important, write it out and have it delivered by courier, the[…]

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