‘Terrible mistake’ could send execs to jail over vaccine certificates

Collecting COVID-19 vaccination certificates from customers or employees poses a serious legal and cyber security risk to businesses that exposes them to lawsuits, hefty fines and even executive jail sentences if the data isn’t handled properly, experts warn.



The risk is so grave that businesses that have already stored images of government-issued vaccination certificates from employees or customers are advised to scour their email or human resource systems and delete the images, or at the very least remove a sensitive piece of information prominent on the certificate that exposes businesses to a “world of data security pain”, one expert says.


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https://www.afr.com/technology/terrible-mistake-could-send-execs-to-jail-over-vaccine-certificates-20211015-p590am