NSW Medical Council finds out PDF redaction is hard, the hard way | The Register

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: January 17 2016

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Australian public sector agencies have a persistent problem trying to redact PDFs: this time, the guilty party is the Medical Council of NSW.

The council breached the privacy of a doctor and her son, the Medical Tribunal found earlier this month, because it mishandled redacting their names out of a PDF it published on its Website.

Source: PDF redaction is hard, NSW Medical Council finds out – the hard way • The Register

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