How a govt-run health portal risked data of 2 million patients

November 26, 2019

A government-run health portal that was launched in 2014 risked data of around 2 million people registered on the site, according to cyber security researcher Avinash Jain, who shared the details exclusively with ET. The security flaw in the Online Registration System (ORS) website allowed access to patient details, including full names, addresses, age, mobile numbers, appointments, UHID, partial Aadhaar numbers, and disease details. Jain said the bug was fixed…

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LIC to introduce revised proposal forms from December 1; Know what is new

November 26, 2019

The Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India will not only relaunch its insurance plans from December 1, 2019 after incorporating the provisions of new guidelines issued by IRDAI, but will also revise its proposal forms. Compared to existing proposal forms, the new forms will be comprehensive and lengthy. For example, Proposal Form 300, that is used to insure self life by adult applicants, currently contains 8 pages, including Agent’s Confidential…

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