PBS is subject to data security protocols imposed by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) – we are an accredited agency of ACIC.
Personal information is highly sensitive and in accordance with Australian Privacy Principles, PBS collects, uses, retains and discloses information according to law.
Data is encrypted when transmitted and stored. This means the data cannot be read.
Access to PBS systems is subject to two factor authentication requirements. This means users must create their own passwords, subject to password rules AND these passwords are not known or available to anyone else.
PBS systems are independently tested by an international IT security organisation called Trustwave. These tests are designed to penetrate PBS platforms. Trustwave have been unable to penetrate our environment.
These facts mean your data is managed securely.