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Improper Access Among Authority Staff

It is too easy for employees at Swedish authorities to access personal details about their clients in an improper way, according to a new report from the Swedish Data Inspection Board.

The authorities dealing with national insurance, enforcement, studenloans, pensions and immigrants have all been investigated. None of them have satisfactory routines for systematic and recurrent checks of how the employees access personal details of clients.

In one of these authorities such checks did not happen at all. The authorities will now have to come up with plans of how to improve the situation.