Securing the management of your sensitive health data

Records management and storage were once just about managing records and tracking boxes; however, digitisation has increased and with it the real threat of security breaches. IBM’s 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index highlighted that there has been a shift in online targets of record theft, essentially away from credit cards and toward health-related data. Health…

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Are Australian legal firms prepared for a data breach program?

The prominent rise of hackers accessing large corporate data sources has created a completely different landscape for the Data-breaches data security industry. In response to this, the Federal Government has released an exposure draft of new mandatory data breach notification laws that will form part of the Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015. Originally earmarked to…

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Make a plan for records management

Small businesses make a significant contribution to the Australian economy, accounting for slightly less than one-half of private sector industry employment. The construction, professional, scientific and technical services industry subsectors each account for around 16 per cent, and the rental, hiring and real estate services subsector contributed over 15 per cent.[1] Starting a business can…

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The Challenge for 21st Century Records Managers

While we’re still at the beginning of the 21st century, we are already starting to see radical changes in record management; the slow death of paper-based systems, an abundance of new sources of information, the rise of cloud storage solutions, and the growing complexity in defining what is and isn’t a record. The rapidly evolving…

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