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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Three reasons your breach notices are flawed

Breach Notification

Jun 05 2012 by
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 Ponemon Institute explores why in the 2012 Consumer...

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The compliance risks of social media

Breach Prevention

May 29 2012 by
Organizations are adopting social media tools within their networks at increasing rates, yet the legal and compliance risks are often not fully understood or addressed.  A recent Forrester report noted that more than half of security decision-makers and influencers at enterprises reported that they were...

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Case closed: 8 Things you didn’t know about data breach

Breach Notification

May 22 2012 by
As data breaches have exploded in frequency and scale, it’s no surprise that corresponding lawsuits have also flourished.  Do these lawsuits have a common pattern?  A recent draft research paper, Empirical Analysis of Data Breach Litigation, takes a look at federal data breach lawsuits to...

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Healthcare breaches & fraud are here to stay

Healthcare Breach

May 15 2012 by
Don’t expect medical breaches and healthcare fraud to drop off the radar anytime soon. Here’s why. First, the number of breaches in the industry is still escalating. In 2011, healthcare breaches occurred 32% more frequently than in 2010.1 Second, the profitably of medical records on...

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ITRC report identifies top three data breach triggers

Breach Prevention

May 07 2012 by
For a company, a data breach can seem like it comes out of the blue. Yet, according to analysis by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), the three primary causes of data breaches have remained the same since 2009: Hacking Data on the move Insider theft...

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Medical and mobile: Convenience trumps security

Healthcare Breach

May 02 2012 by
Say goodbye to bulky manila folders. Today’s healthcare organizations are zipping through medical histories and writing prescriptions using mobile devices. But the new found convenience hasn’t been without cost – not just in implementing new systems and tools but in losing data when security measures...

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Where will you be on April 29, 2012?

Healthcare Breach

Apr 27 2012 by
 Experian will be at the annual HCCA 2012 Compliance Institute conference at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. This conference offers an important opportunity to meet industry professionals with solid credentials in a number of areas related to medical information and data security. Some of...

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Responding resourcefully to medical data breaches

Breach Prevention

Apr 26 2012 by
  It’s safe to say that healthcare data is/are under attack. Breaches of medical records increased 97% from 2010 to 2011 according to HHS data. Statistics like that lend new urgency and importance to gatherings such as the upcoming HCCA 2012 Compliance Institute. Be prepared:...

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5 Differentiating factors of a healthcare breach

Healthcare Breach

Apr 10 2012 by
Data breaches occur in every industry, but, in healthcare, they’re a whole different ballgame. Black market prices and mobile devices drive data theft and loss. Federal regulations govern breach reporting. With breaches of medical records increasing 97% from 2010 to 2011, the medical field has...

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