Posted on November 27th, 2010 No comments
State Department of Labor & Industries data loss incident circa 2010-11-23
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Documents containing names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers left out in alley
Posted on November 24th, 2010 No comments
Puerto Rico Department of Health data loss incident circa 2010-11-23
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400,000 records in Internet database managed by subsidiary accessed without authorization
Posted on November 20th, 2010 No comments
Two recent security incidents at the Veterans Affairs Department involved employees who didn’t follow protocols despite receiving training to do so.
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Unencrypted thumb drive causes breach at VA
Posted on November 12th, 2010 No comments
As many as ten people a day who are applying for Washington State driver’s licenses are not who they say they are, according to the Department of Licensing. The DOL said it is finding out about the cases because of new facial recognition software. Click here to see the video.
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Ten Drivers a Day Try to Get Fake Licenses
Posted on November 9th, 2010 No comments
Health Net faces a $375,000 fine for a security breach that happened last year at the insurer’s Northeast headquarters in Shelton, the Connecticut Insurance Department said Monday. A portable, external hard drive was lost or stolen in May 2009. It contained medical claims and financial information for about 1.5 million Health Net customers…
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Connecticut Fines Health Net $375,000 For Security Breach Last Year
Posted on October 19th, 2010 No comments
Nearly 4,000 military veterans have been notified of an information breach stemming from a Department of Veterans Affairs mismailing incident.
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Mismailing Causes VA Information Breach
Posted on September 27th, 2010 No comments
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) has announced a privacy breach comprising more than 33,000 patient records…
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LA patient data breach compromises 33K patient records
Posted on September 23rd, 2010 No comments
The Connecticut Insurance Department is requiring its licensees and registrants to report data breaches no later than five days after they happen. One reason is to make sure these businesses act quickly in resolving the matter while also informing affected consumers.
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Connecticut department issues new data breach rules
Posted on September 20th, 2010 No comments
The Department of Justice on Thursday charged 53 individuals in New Jersey for allegedly selling identity documents that were used to commit various acts of fraud, including opening lines of credit. In addition to the 43 individuals charged in a single conspiracy, six other criminal complaints charge 10 additional individuals with identity …
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DoJ Charges 53 In NJ In Identity-Theft, Fraud Takedown
Posted on March 3rd, 2010 No comments
System can provide companies with shredding methods that meet Department of Defense requirements.