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Ingram: Gov't Needs To Work Harder

ONLINE PRIVACY—AUSTRALIA

February 11, 2011

In an interview with Bank Info Security, Graham Ingram, general manager of the Australian Computer Emergency Response Team, says that government agencies need to work harder on data protection. Ingram says government should follow the banks' lead in terms of online business--taking security matters seriously and acknowledging the risks involved. "There are too many people in government organisations who are in denial (of risks)," he says, adding that government has done a good job enabling online transactions in order to reduce costs and make government more efficient but is putting citizens' personal information at greater risk.
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