Personal information of teacher preparation program participants was exposed on the Internet during a transfer of data between servers housed at Florida State University (FSU), the entity performing work under contract with the Florida Department of Education.
By CS Staff · June 25, 2013
Bons Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital officials will notify roughly 5,000 patients of a security breach caused by two employees’ inappropriate access to patients’ electronic health records.
By CS Staff · June 04, 2013
Here are five tips for handling smartphone digital evidence recovered from subjects.
May 22, 2013
Universities must do a better job of controlling the security risks associated with personal smartphones and tablets.
By CS Staff · April 29, 2013
Most of the data breaches in 2012 were accomplished using tactics that don’t require much technological know-how, according to a recently released cyber security study.
By CS Staff · April 24, 2013
A former employee at the University of Florida (UF) Medical Clinic has been arrested for breaching the data of nearly 15,000 patients as part of an identity theft ring.
By CS Staff · April 07, 2013
Twelve people filed a lawsuit Tuesday against North Shore University Hospital, following a security breach where medical records with personal information were stolen.
By CS Staff · February 06, 2013
Officials at Montfort Hospital have issued an apology letter to its patients after a hospital employee lost an unsecured USB data key that contained information on more than 25,000 individuals.
By CS Staff · January 23, 2013
The Hospice of North Idaho (HONI) has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) $50,000 to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Security Rule. This is the first settlement involving a breach of unprotected electronic protected health information (ePHI) affecting fewer than 500 individuals.
By CS Staff · January 03, 2013
Police have arrested seven people in connection with a massive identity theft ring that links back to the Louisiana State University (LSU) Hospital System. Nearly 400 victims in 12 states have been affected by the scheme.
By CS Staff · December 11, 2012