Posted on November 26th, 2010 No comments
The California Department of Public Health has fined seven hospitals a total of more than $790,000 for eight incidents that involved failing to protect the privacy of patient medical information.
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Privacy Violations Result in 8 Fines
Nearly 80 percent of retailers and organizations that handle credit card transactions have been hit with a data breach, but more than 70 percent still don’t consider security strategic to their operations, according to a new report released today.
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PCI More Of A ‘Check-Box’ Than Security For Most Retailers
The personal information of thousands of Eastern Kentucky university students and employees was accidentally leaked on the internet.
EKU Personal Data Compromised
In an effort to better protect the privacy of patients, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued new data breach notification regulations that take effect September 23 requiring health care providers and other entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to notify individuals when…
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Privacy Alert: New Health Care Data Breach Notification Rules Take Effect September 23