Tag Archives: Breach Notification

Data Protection Remains Shaky

Data remains exposed in significant numbers in the healthcare industry. The monthly Protenus Breach Barometer shows that the trend of at least one breach per day in a month is continuing. To be specific, Protenus and Databreaches.net showed 37 breaches being disclosed … Continue reading

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You’ll Pay for a Delay

The Office for Civil Rights did not wait long into 2017 to issue its first settlement for a HIPAA related breach. The honor for Presence Health came only nine days into the year. The settlement, as so many before, provides a … Continue reading

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Breaches, Breaches, Everywhere

It often seems as though a day does not go by without the report of a new breach of healthcare data. Examples of breaches include loss of unencrypted devices (whether laptops, flash drives or other devices), usage of non-secure services, … Continue reading

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