AT&T on Monday acknowledged an organized attempt to hack information on as many as 1 million AT&T wireless customer accounts, but the company said no accounts were breached
While the healthcare industry moves to invest billions into electronic health records, a steady trail of breaches and broken promises of security is starting to take its toll on patient trust.
For 2012, 37% of information security professionals say their business plans to increase its security spending, while only 16% expect their security spending to decrease. The top drivers for spending increases are to address compliance, mobile devices, and data loss prevention.
The hard drive, taken home by a physician, was encrypted, but the password was written on a piece of paper that also went missing
OCR reported a total of 364 such breaches, up from 345 in its previous post in October. The 364 breaches have impacted 18,190,451 persons in breaches reported by covered entities from September 22, 2009—the day prior to the effective date of the Breach Notification Rule—to September 14, 2011