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SmartMetric Says Central Computer Storage of Medical Records Inherently Unsafe
Distributed Storage of Medical Data to Individual Storage Devices Is the Solution to Hacker Attacks and for Retention of Patient Privacy
By: Marketwired .
Feb. 21, 2013 12:36 PM
BAY HARBOR, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/21/13 -- SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) -- Speaking this morning, The President and CEO of SmartMetric, Inc., Ms. Chaya C. Hendrick, said that consumers are wary of centralized warehousing of their private medical information. And the consumer has a legitimate reason to be worried about online storage, cloud storage or any method that relies on storing a person's medical information electronically in a centralized system. With the multitude of attacks on central databases from Government Agencies to some of the largest online services on the net we have witnessed time and again the vulnerability of Centralized storage of sensitive and confidential information.
In a research report undertaken, of Electronic Health Records (EHR) online survey of 2,147 U.S. adults, conducted for Xerox by Harris Interactive in May 2012. It was found, the No. 1 concern consumers had about Electronic Medical Records was the risk of theft, and sizable majorities also expressed fear that their data would be misused.
SmartMetric provides the ultimate in security and portability of an individual's Medical Records. Instead of having them stored with millions of other people on a central database, the SmartMetric solution provides for each individual to carry their own database on their keyring. Using the SmartMetric, MedicalKeyring the person's records are secured by their fingerprint with the MedicalKeyring having built into it the SmartMetric biometric fingerprint reader. ALL INFORMATION IS SECURED BY THE USER'S FINGERPRINT.
To find out more please go to the SmartMetric website, www.medicalkeyring.com
About SmartMetric, Inc.
SmartMetric, Inc. has developed a portable biometric identity and transaction card capable of storing a wide variety of personal information while protecting you against identity theft and fraud. It is one of the most advanced portable identity authentication solutions in the world today. The card contains a biometric fingerprint scanner and reader which only you can unlock and is smaller and thinner than a credit card. The SmartMetric card is ideal for a wide range of consumers, including Personal, Government and Corporate. For more information please visit us at www.smartmetric.com
Safe Harbor Statement
Certain of the above statements contained in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements are within the meaning of that term in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Readers are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors.
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