Stolen computer from Greenwood hospital may contain unencrypted patient data

Here we are in 2014, with operating systems which feature built-in data encryption, and in the news today over on WYFF’s site is a story titled “Hospital: Patient info at risk after laptop is stolen“. ¬†It was just a couple years ago that I wrote on this blog about a similar incident HERE. The long and short of today’s story …

Yahoo data breach exposes 400,000 user names and passwords

Last month it was LinkedIn who was making the news due to a data breach that exposed millions of user names and passwords, and this month it is Yahoo. It seems as though 400,000 user accounts and passwords have been exposed in the recently discovered breach, though it may be a while before the severity is truly known. Our suggestion …

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Hard drive stolen from Miami’s Upper Valley Medical Center #encryption #dataloss #privacy

Here’s another case of a missing device from a medical facility… “Computer hard drive missing from UVMC hospital” A man walked into a medical center, and apparently stole a hard drive that from a computer in a patient admitting area near the main lobby. The quote that gets me was “The hospital does not believe any patient personal information is …

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PSA: International Internet Spring Cleaning Day is TODAY!

It‚Äôs that time of year again when ISPs (Internet Service Providers) ¬†all around the world perform their yearly maintenance, call it ‚ÄúSpring Cleaning‚ÄĚ if you will.If you have been living under a rock and missed the stories on the news and the countless emails flying around for the last week or so, then this may come as a total surprise …

Spring Cleaning Time – For Your Data!

It’s that time again! ¬†Time to do some spring cleaning! This is where millions of people spend hours or even days cleaning up their computers. ¬†Wedding mail, files and other data in an attempt to simplify their life and to determine what is to be kept and what should be deleted. I suggest NOT cleaning. Sure, you can ORGANIZE, but …