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U.S. Dept. of Ed Provides Guidance on Protecting Student Privacy

This video shows how K-12 schools can improve how they protect student privacy while using online educational services and applications.

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New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center have agreed to pay $4.8 million for possible HIPAA violations. By Robin Hattersley Gray · May 08, 2014

Essentia Health conducted a two-year study that revealed how easy it is for individuals to hack medical equipment at hospitals. By CS Staff · May 02, 2014

A former University of Maryland contract IT worker is being investigated by the FBI for posting the school president’s personal information online. The software engineer claims he posted the information to draw attention to the university’s cyber security vulnerabilities. By CS Staff · April 14, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continues to face long-standing challenges in effectively implementing its information security program, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) latest report. By CS Staff · April 09, 2014

An unknown source has hacked the private information of nearly 5,500 Valley View Hospital patients. By CS Staff · March 26, 2014

Stanford Hospital and Clinics will pay more than $4.1 million to settle a class action lawsuit for allowing the information of about 20,000 patients to be posted online for nearly a year. By CS Staff · March 26, 2014

Breach affects 287,580 records, not more than 300,000. By CS Staff · March 14, 2014

Indiana University administrators believe the sensitive student information was accessed by automated computer mining apps, not malicious individuals. By CS Staff · March 03, 2014

Hospitals need better and more consistent strategies for backing up and archiving data to aid compliance, reduce risk and deliver expected benefits of technology-driven patient care. By CS Staff · February 25, 2014

The University of Maryland was the victim of a sophisticated computer security attack that exposed records containing the personal information of 309,079 faculty, staff, students and affiliated personnel. By CS Staff · February 20, 2014