Current and former employee data, including names, addresses, social security numbers on stolen laptop.
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) data loss incident circa 2009-06-03
Nevada is making PCI the law and a group of state attorneys general plagiarized it liberally while trying to figure out what to force TJX to do. Like it or hate it, PCI Columnist David Taylor argues, the PCI DSS is the only set of data security standards out there that actually comes with an effective, ongoing validation and enforcement process.That is not true of HIPAA or the vast majority of state or national data privacy or breach disclosure laws
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Can the Government Be Sued For Plagiarizing Pci Dss?
When it comes to regulating retailers, what could be worse than an over-zealous Washington? How about fifty over-zealous “Washingtons”? Discussions about “Big Brother” and onerous regulation of business usually center around the federal government.
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States Scaring The POS Off Randomly Regulated Retailers
University of Alberta Hospital data loss incident circa 2009-06-24
Stolen laptops contained 250,000 names and health numbers
Florida Department of Revenue data loss incident circa 2009-06-24
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Names, addresses and Social Security numbers of 2,828 on stolen flash drive
When a group of 41 U.S. states announced a settlement with TJX this week—a supposed punishment for the retail chain, in the words of one state attorney general, for treating sensitive payment card information “like trash”—it was billed in some circles as a painful lesson for retailers who treat security laxly.
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TJX Settlement: Is This Really The Message We Want Sent?
The parent company of retailers T.J. Maxx and Marshall’s will pay $9.75 million in a settlement with multiple states related to a massive data theft that exposed tens of millions of payment card numbers
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TJX Closes Chapter in Data Breach Saga
The Eclipsys Corporation has announced a partnership with Medicity to create a health information exchange for its customers.
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Eclipsys, Medicity announce partnership to create HIE
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Adobe Releases Update for Shockwave Player
Facebook and LinkedIn Can Help – or Hinder – a Career, Depending on How You Use ThemFacebook, Linkedin, Twitter.com. These are just a few of the most popular social networking websites that are used extensively to find, meet and greet new people through a vast array of advanced web tools. Social networking sites allow individuals and organizations to build communities through online profiles, affinity groups and networks of contacts and supporters.
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5 Tips for Safer Social Networking