Lingering Concerns Over The Privacy And Security Of Australia’s COVIDSafe App

Piers talks with Dr Ian Storey, a lecturer in Information Systems at Melbourne’s RMIT, about the Federal Government’s contact tracing app. While acknowledging the app can be useful in controlling the spread of the virus, Ian has doubts about privacy and data security. He reckons it was rushed out the door, relies on the security of a centralised, US-owned server and that at the moment the health benefits do not outweigh privacy concerns.

Further Reading

Road To Recovery (PDF)
COVIDSafe app
COVIDSafe Android