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Medical Records Trust & Transparency

Download Article Data use and an individual’s rights have become very topical with the increasing number of data breaches that impact us as individuals, including reports on data issues in the health sector. Take the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica problems as an example. The Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal was a major political

2018-11-19T12:55:55+00:00November 19th, 2018|

My Health Record

The deadline for opting-out of My Health Record is fast approaching. If you don't already have a My Health Record, and do not want one created for you, you will need to opt-out by 15 November 2018. You can do this online. You will need to have you Medicare card and driver licence (or other form

2018-11-14T11:47:47+00:00November 14th, 2018|

ASD’s Essential Eight to Mitigate Cyber Security Incidents

In February 2017, the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) expanded its Top Four cyber threat mitigation measures to the “Essential Eight”. What are the measures, what has changed, what is new and what do they all mean? The Australian Signals Directorate The ASD is responsible for providing cyber security guidance and setting policies for all

2017-05-16T13:08:39+00:00May 16th, 2017|

Cybersecurity: The Regulatory Environment

The cost of a cyber incident can be enormous. Beyond the costs associated with the technical investigation for determining the cause of the cyber incident, organisations will also have to fork out money for securing ICT infrastructure and making cyber security improvements. And the costs don’t stop there, with many indirect or flow-on costs

2017-04-25T13:34:37+00:00March 21st, 2017|

Data Breach Notification: Third Time’s a Charm

Australia will have a mandatory data breach notification regime within the next 12 months after the legislation passed parliament in February 2017. This was the third attempt by the Government to implement a system for entities holding personal information to notify the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and customers if they have

2017-03-13T15:21:41+00:00February 21st, 2017|