Indiana-based Cancer Care Group has lost server backups with data on 55,000 patients and staff from a parked car.
We have to ask, "Why would anyone, ever, leave an unencrypted laptop unattended in a car?"
The State of Alaska has been fined $1.7 million after losing a hard disk that may have contained electronic health records. The investigation by HHS into the loss led them to discover systememic security problems within the state.
In this week's episode John Shier joins Chet to discuss the review of electronic device usage on airplanes by the FAA, the arrests of the Carberp malware authors, the worm danger from the MS12-020 RDP vulberability and whether the time has come for encrypting more than just laptops and USB drives.
All healthcare providers and insurers need to know the onus is on them when it comes to training and securing personal information.
Stanford hospital lost 20,000 sensitive records through a mistake made by a third party billing company. When will our electronic health records be properly safeguarded?