Datalek Donorregister hard disk drives, with 6.9 million forms to be lost

Thursday, Mar 12 2020 05:36 PM

The Two external usb hard drives with back-up from € 6.9 million in donorformulieren with the movements and changes in the Donorregister in the period 1998-2010 have been lost, writes to the minister by Hugo Young of the Health, Welfare and Sports, on Tuesday in a letter to parliament.

It's going to be a total of 6.9 million forms, " says a spokesman for the INFORMATICS, is an executive organisation of the ministry of public Health, to That is the first and last name, date of birth, social security number, mailing address, and the reason for the registration or amendment in the donorregister.

It is not yet known if the hard drive is gone. The INFORMATICS discovered last week that the discs are no longer in the safe deposit box of the layers that were kept there. The organization wanted to include the paper records of the Donorregister are going to destroy it. On the hard drives, there is a digital copy of this record. According to the spokesperson, the hard drives, "probably not secure".

The INFORMATICS believe that the risk of identity theft, on the basis of the information to be restricted, because it is not going to make copies of identity documents, financial data or (Digital)login information. "In addition, we currently have no indication that the data fall into the wrong hands. We strongly recommend that you have to always be on the alert for unexpected mail," according to the INFORMATICS. it is Very annoying that it's happened,'

' I find it very annoying that this has happened," he writes to The Young in the letter to parliament. "It is of the utmost importance that the public, on the eve of the entry into force of the new Donorwet on the 1st of July next, may be relying on a careful and secure handling of personal data by the Donorregister. This confidence may be due to a datalek have been violated."

The INFORMATICS, the datalek be reported to the Authority's Personal data and to the Auditors "Rich" (ADR), sought an independent investigation into the cause of the leak. The spokesman stressed that the digital donorregister going to happen. According to Young, the datalek no effect on a body, and weefseldonatieprocedures.

Updated Date: 10 March 2020, 19:00

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