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Information security in general practice

Prevention and risk assessment

Hidden risks

Last revised: 21 Apr 2023

Hidden risks

There are a rage of potential information security risk areas that your practice needs to ensure are not overlooked. These include:

  • electronic sharing of information
  • running unsupported software or hardware
  • fax and paper documents
  • patient communication via electronic mediums – including email and social media.