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If you were to ask me a year ago what I would point to as a best practice for data governance, my response would be to look at what financial services firms do to meet their regulatory requirements. Fast-forward to the age of GDPR and the new privacy mandates coming out of California (CCPA), and not only do you have to take into account what your customer wants but you have to also be mindful of security pitfalls.

Khan's Supa IGA Group was established back in 1981 and currently operates 11 supermarkets with more than 800 staff located throughout NSW. Stores are located across a widespread NSW regional footprint include outback towns such as Bourke, Cobar and Lightning Ridge.

There are numerous tools on the market, including freeware, with which users can create PDFs. But are the results always satisfactory? Not always, as it can happen that a certain PDF file can be opened with one reader and not with another.

The Australian Digital Health Agency has announced it will provide $A30,000 to software vendors to integrate new standards into their existing clinical information and secure messaging systems, as part of the push to eliminate paper-based messaging in healthcare.

Cybercriminals are targeting businesses with a new scam that uses fake invoices to trick the business into paying money to the scammer. The invoices look legitimate and are often sent from a legitimate-looking email address, making it difficult for busy finance teams to spot the fakes.

Canon subsidiary IRIS has launched a new document camera scanner and visualizer, the IRIScan Desk 5, a lightweight device suitable for use in a home or office setting, as well as being portable enough for travel.

ABBYY has just announced its 2018 financial results, which featured 15% revenue growth worldwide, including a remarkable 34% surge in the ANZ region. The past 12 months has also seen ABBYY doubling its headcount in ANZ to meet local demand. IDM asked Henry Patishman, Director of Sales (Australasia) at ABBYY, to explain the factors at play.

A survey of 150 US federal government decisionmakers has found an overreliance on manual processes suggests agencies may be overconfident in their ability to comply with the upcoming electronic record mandate.

The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has released a new category in its software licensing procurement panel for Commonwealth Government Departments and Agencies covering commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software. The panel includes a number of specialists in digital records management software, but the DTA has confirmed that the Department of Finance Investment Moratorium will still apply to the new panel.

On February 25, 2019, researchers from Ruhr University Bochum  and Hackmanit GmbH published pdf-insecurity.org, a detailed explanation of several vulnerabilities they had identified in PDF viewers and online validation services relevant to signature validation in digitally-signed PDF documents. The vulnerabilities are pertinent only to such digitally-signed documents, and not to PDF in general.

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