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Expert: Privacy Needs Bolstering for ICT

PRIVACY—AUSTRALIA

October 3, 2013

The Victorian government is working to implement online service delivery; however, according to Chief Technology Advocate Grantly Mailes, it needs to bolster its privacy and information security approach first, reports iTnews. As part of its 50-point ICT strategy, the government hopes to overhaul its “whole-of-government identity management framework,” choose an “identity management solution to facilitate citizen engagement” and offer consumers “the ability to consent to their personal details being shared amongst Victorian agencies,” the report states. In order to facilitate that effort, the government is looking for a privacy and identity management consultant to aid in the process.
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