Coronavirus

Canterbury DHB IT breach 'incompetence', not coding error

Henry Burrell
Tue, 30 Mar 2021

Henry Burrell
Tue, 30 Mar 2021
A technical vulnerability in the Canterbury District Health Board's (CDHB) covid vaccine booking system should be blamed on “incompetence” rather than a coding error, according to the person who claims to have discovered the issue. The technical vulnerability was described by the Ministry of Health on Saturday as a “software coding error”, but the person, who wished to remain anonymous, pushed back on this description. “It’s not a coding error, it’s incompetence and it’s negligence....

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