Malware behind university data breach

Salem State University in Massachusetts issued a data breach warning to faculty and students on March 11.  The warning informed […]

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50,000 Medicaid providers’ data breached

On March 8, 2013, a contractor working for North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) billing department stored […]

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Data breach threats of 2013

A recent study by Deloitte, titled Blurring the lines: 2013 TMT global security study, shows that 59% of Technology, Media, […]

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U.S. Department of Energy suffers data breach

Two weeks ago hackers took control of 14 servers and 20 workstations at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), obtaining […]

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HIPAA Omnibus increases data breach response requirements

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the HIPAA Omnibus rule on January 17, 2013, designed to give […]

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Canadian Hack Back

Back in November, I blogged about the hack back initiative here in the United States.  Well, similar debates are taking […]

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Small healthcare data breaches can result in significant fines

On January 2, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) fined the Hospice of North Idaho $50,000 for […]

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