Protecting Patient Data

Protecting Patient Data

A robust data protection system is crucial for all businesses including healthcare providers. Along with keeping personal information regarding your clients safe, patient data privacy is also important for compliancy to privacy legislation. As a business in the...
COVID-19 and Shred-X Service Update

COVID-19 and Shred-X Service Update

As concern about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and other influenza continues to increase, Shred-X, and sister-company Med-X are taking every precautionary measure to ensure the health and safety of its employees, customers and the community. For more information and...
Shred-X Bushfire Relief Campaign

Shred-X Bushfire Relief Campaign

Australia’s 2019/2020 devastating bushfire crisis made international headlines earlier this year. The vast amount of land which was destroyed exceeded the size of some small countries – around 12 million hectares and included more than 2000 homes. The human...
2019 Was the Worst Year for Data Breaches

2019 Was the Worst Year for Data Breaches

We’ve found ourselves reporting on more and more data breaches last year, from a Brisbane hospital losing patient information to Canva’s leak of user data. This got us thinking, so we did a little research and sure enough, 2019 was the worst year on record for global...
Medical Records Found Outside Brisbane Hospital

Medical Records Found Outside Brisbane Hospital

Secure Medical Documents Found Outside Brisbane Hospital In scary scenes for patients of the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH), a staff member found abandoned files containing sensitive patient data on a road near the hospital. Such a case raises some serious...
Canva Data Security Breach

Canva Data Security Breach

What would you do if your data ended up in the wrong hands? This was the frightening reality faced by almost 140 million users of Australian online design platform Canva in a recent data security breach on May 24th. This information breach saw the data of these users...
Changes to Data Breach Policies – Are You Prepared?

Changes to Data Breach Policies – Are You Prepared?

Between 2015 and 2016, more than one hundred data breach notifications were submitted to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, with many more believed to have gone unreported. For this reason, it is no wonder the government has decided to introduce...

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