Tag: Data Breach Notification

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Outsourcing can be risky business. The Ponemon Institute reports that 65% of companies who outsourced work to a vendor have had a data breach...

April 15, 2013 by bkrenek

The flickering hope that Congress would pass the Cyber Security Act of 2012 which addressed issues of national cyber security during its current lame...

January 8, 2013 by bkrenek

Now that your data breach response plan is in place and you’re confident that your company is safeguarded from malicious  data breach attempts, what...

December 13, 2012 by ofonseca

Working for a company that navigates 46 different state breach notice laws and a plethora of sector based federal breach notice laws, I’m often...

October 16, 2012 by gredmon

Get ready, Connecticut. A new data breach law is now in effect that brings the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) into the reporting...

October 2, 2012 by ofonseca

The U.S. tops Germany, the U.K. and France when it comes to data breach notification costs. In other words, it costs American companies more...

August 28, 2012 by Michael Bruemmer

Can you imagine losing backup disks containing information for 300,000 patients? Or having computer back-up tapes stolen? What if someone hacked into your network...

July 19, 2012 by Michael Bruemmer

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...

June 5, 2012 by ofonseca

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....

April 26, 2012 by bkrenek

Customers see a data breach and the loss of their personal data as a threat to their security and finances, and with good reason....

March 5, 2012 by bkrenek

Our guest blogger this week is Karen Barney of the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). As an organization specializing in monitoring and tracking data...

February 28, 2012 by kbarney