Opinion: shadow IT dampens security of healthcare data

When the relentless Delta variant made its way through New Zealand’s defences in August, the Prime Minister locked down the country without a second to spare. We had been here before, so Kiwis were ready to fall back into working remotely – or so we like to think.

In truth, nothing has tested data security systems more than hybrid work environments. Whether it be the merging of personal and work devices, or creation of digital shortcuts, in many cases, convenience has plagued the systems put in place to protect organisations from security breaches – not least within the healthcare sector.

Posted in New Zealand eHealth

Tags: mHealth

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