Posted on January 7th, 2011 No comments
The Health and Human Services Department’s inspector general plans to take a cold, hard look at the department’s privacy and security policies with a particularly close eye on initiatives of the HITECH Act, which enshrined health IT practices into HHS regulation.
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As HHS Ramps up Health IT, IG Takes Close Look at EHR Security
Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) in Richmond became the latest institution branded by a data breach when its IT team found a file containing sensitive data that could have been accessed through its public Web site.
September Data Breaches Hit Kentucky and Florida
The cost of IT security breached jumps 97 percent. More than 600 Canadian IT security professionals participated in this year’s study, conducted by TELUS Security Labs and the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
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2009 Rotman-TELUS Joint Study on Canadian IT Security Practices
The inspector general of the National Archives and Records Administration is investigating a potential data breach affecting tens of millions of records about U.S. military veterans.
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National Archives IG investigates possible data breach affecting millions of vets
Posted on May 27th, 2009 No comments
The Interior Department’s inspector general has found widespread mishandling and tracking of highly valuable passports issued to department officials traveling overseas, alleging that in numerous instances employees violated federal privacy laws.