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Experts warn using any single system could have its own cybersecurity weaknesses leaving data vulnerable to misuse

The Australian government is considering using myGov or its myGovID system to centralise digital identity authentication in the wake of the Optus data breach, but critics warn any single system could have its own cybersecurity weaknesses.

The former Telstra chief executive David Thodey was recruited to audit myGov when the Albanese government came into power, and his review would now examine whether myGov could be used to prevent people needing to present ID documents multiple times, a spokesperson for the government services minister, Bill Shorten, said.

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