Internal records obtained under Freedom of Information laws showed 229 suspected cases of police abusing private and sensitive information were investigated; one in three were proven to be breaches.
"Internal records obtained under Freedom of Information laws show 229 suspected cases of police abusing private and sensitive information were investigated." - Herald SunDavid Watts, the Law Enforcement Data Security Commissioner warned of a growing risk of security breaches attributable to lapses in personnel security, in particular the risk of “insider intrusion”, with a need for ongoing checks of personnel, information and communication security. Organizations seeking to detect data privacy breaches proactively, rather than rely on third part complaints, can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
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(a) Dishonest police officers caught snooping or sharing Victorians’ private information - www.HeraldSun.com.au, 05/17/2015