Building an app or a website isn’t the hardest part of delivering a digital service. What’s crucial is that the information collected through it is protected.

There are certain principles health officials must follow to ensure that the services the build are secure from the start.

A report by Microsoft shows what these are and recommends practical steps agencies must take to protect citizens’ data.

It explains how you can ensure that only the right people have access to the data. How can you find the loopholes in your services? And how can you find the root cause of any weakness?

If you would like to know more about how to design digital health services, download the full report below:

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