"Victoria’s Auditor-General successfully hacked into the IT systems of some of the state's biggest hospitals and accessed sensitive patient data, exposing serious cybersecurity weaknesses in the health sector."
"The audit has exposed poor cybersecurity systems among Victorian health service providers, including agencies with weak passwords that can easily be hacked and even one that used default account names and passwords set by manufacturers, which can be found on the internet, to protect patients’ personal data."
Source : https://www.theage.com.au/politics/victoria/auditor-general-hacked-into-hospitals-to-expose-online-security-flaws-20190529-p51sd9.html
As providers for health software, HMS encourages you to be vigilant with securing your client data. One of the easiest and overlooked ways is to implement a good password to your logins. HMS software has the ability to set a rigorous password policy for all your users. For more information on this please contact us at https://www.hms.com.au/contact.html