A push to encourage greater adoption of electronic health records has raised the spectre of online record theft
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- Healthcare records in Australia are a major target for hackers – with fully populated medical records sold to fraudsters for up to A$1,000 each.
- Demand for people with the right mix of skills to keep organisations in Australia safe from cyber attack is far in excess of supply.
- The relaxed attitude to IT security in Australia is holding back much-needed investment in security technology.
- The costs associated with a security breach can mount up and it’s difficult to put a number on it, but organisations are increasingly trying to do this as attacks increase.