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Health data breaches: No one is immune

This article was originally published in Government Health IT where Rick Kam is a contributing writer.

by ID Experts

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Up to one-quarter of Americans may have been affected by the Anthem Healthcare data breach in February — estimates that dwarf last year’s Community Health Systems breach by an order of magnitude. All healthcare organizations are at risk for a data breach. … Continue Reading

Big Breach Targets: Why Healthcare, Why Now?

by ID Experts

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In early February, Anthem Healthcare reported a data breach that may have affected up to 80 million customers, as many as 1 in 4 Americans. The estimates dwarf last year’s Community Health Systems breach by an order of magnitude. Last year’s litany of history-making breaches involved retail companies—Target, Home Depot, K-Mart, and the list goes on. … Continue Reading

Don’t be the Next Anthem

by ID Experts

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After Anthem Inc.’s most recent breach comprised more than 80 million customers’ information, 2015 is already shaping up to be the year of the healthcare data breach. Personal data incidents are on the rise and how an organization manages incident response affects their business risks and its brand. … Continue Reading

What is private Information and what is not?

by Robert Siciliano

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Data Privacy Day was Wednesday, January 28, and these days the concept of “privacy” can be ambiguous, generic or confusing. What you might think of as private actually isn’t. … Continue Reading

Cars and Cybersecurity: Emerging Concerns

by Debra N. Diener J.D. CIPP G

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Car manufacturers are creating more sophisticated electronic systems for their models every year. Consumers benefit from advances such as GPS. Yet these advances are also raising new concerns about whether some of the systems could be hacked or create privacy risks. … Continue Reading

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