Three reasons your breach notices are flawed

Three reasons your breach notices are flawed

Still using the less-is-more approach to notification letters? As it turns out, consumers want more – much more than they’re getting.

In a new study, 72% of consumers who recall receiving a notification letter express disappointment. The Ponem…

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Medical Data Breaches: A Source of Chronic Pain

Healthcare Breach

May 01 2013 by
With over 870,000 medical records exposed in data breaches in just the first quarter of 2013, medical data breaches have become a source of chronic pain for healthcare organizations   Adding to this complexity is the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule.  For additional resources to help you accelerate your...

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What’s In Your Data Breach Toolbox?

Breach Notification

Apr 30 2013 by
Our latest Ponemon Institute study suggests many companies are not adequately prepared to mitigate damages associated with a data breach. If you find your organization represented in the summary-findings below, click the image to download the...
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Cyber security: a key topic at 2013 HCCA Conference

Healthcare Breach

Apr 26 2013 by
The 17th annual Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) Compliance Institute Conference took place in National Harbor, MD and was attended by healthcare personnel and data protection and security professionals.  Key topics covered in various panels related to cyber security issues including medical identity theft, data...

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Tips to save your reputation following a big data breach

Breach Notification

Apr 23 2013 by
The advent of big data and consequently, the task of collecting and analyzing it, can reap many benefits for organizations looking for deeper insight. We create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily1 in all aspects of everyday life.  Organizations can use this data to increase...

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Secure your outsourcing practices to prevent data breaches

Healthcare Breach

Apr 15 2013 by
Outsourcing can be risky business. The Ponemon Institute reports that 65% of companies who outsourced work to a vendor have had a data breach involving consumer data and 64% say it has happened more than once.  Their study, Securing Outsourced Consumer Data, sponsored by Experian®...

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Data breach numbers are up worldwide

Breach Notification

Mar 26 2013 by
In 2012, data breaches spanned multiple countries across a wide variety of industries. As cloud storage, user mobility and virtualization become more prevalent in business and IT practices, cyber security threats have become equally prevalent.  Safeguarding data has become a top priority and is now...

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Cybercriminals Aim For A New Target

Identity Theft

Mar 19 2013 by
Bank employees have recently usurped their customers as the preferred target of cybercriminals in the financial industry according to the FBI and other finance member organizations who last month issued fraud alert warnings to banking institutions.  The latest data breach trend by cyberthieves is to...

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Final ruling for HIPAA/HITECH Act protects patients from data breaches

Breach Prevention

Mar 12 2013 by
By now you are aware that the much anticipated final ruling from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding regulations implementing the security, privacy, and data breach notification provisions of the HITECH Act were released on January 17, 2013.  The HHS’s hope in...

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Learn how to accelerate your response to a breach

Breach Prevention

Mar 05 2013 by
Responding to a data breach quickly and accurately is the key to minimizing damage and steering clear of litigation and hefty fines. In our third “Answer Men” podcast, a global privacy attorney offers tips on how to accelerate your response to a data breach. Ozzie...

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