Security Breach

Breach ‘inevitable’ in digital health records

Serious concerns raised over federal governments digital health record system. Serious concerns have been raised by doctors and security experts about the federal governments My Health Record system that will create a shared digital medical record for every Australian unless they opt-out in a three-month period starting Monday.Using the system will allow records to be

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150,000 medical records shared against patients’ wishes in data system glitch

Tens of thousands of NHS patients have had their confidential health records shared for years against their wishes, ministers have admitted.Health minister Jackie Doyle-Price revealed that NHS Digital, the national safe haven for patient data, failed to honour the wishes of 150,000 patients.Under NHS data rules, patients can consent for their data to only be

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Data breach affects nearly 900 patients from two San Francisco hospitals

The personal information of nearly 900 patients of San Francisco General and Laguna Honda hospitals was breached after a former employee of one of the hospitals’ vendors got unauthorized access to the data, the San Francisco Public Health Department said Friday. The data included patients’ names, dates of birth, medical record numbers and details of

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International Cryptographic Module Conference 2018

The International Cryptographic Module Conference is the leading annual event for global expertise in commercial cryptography. At the sixth annual edition of the conference in May 8-11 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, over 400 industry leaders from over 22 countries will convene to address the unique challenges faced by those who develop, produce, test, specify, and

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