Beware of the threat within

Darren Pauli has a report on insider breaches in Australia. One of them involves a situation we’ve seen here, too: insiders stealing patient databases to set up their own practice:

Another ongoing case has seen a Sydney medical clinic chain defrauded of up to $2 million after a small group of experienced practitioners allegedly stole entire client databases including contact details and medical records.

The group then established a rival Sydney practice and is now poaching customers by alerting them by phone and email to the new practice.

“We got another bunch of emails from [the accused] yesterday,” a source close to the victim company told SC. The member requested anonymity due to the ongoing civil case.

Read more on SC Magazine.

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