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The Long Tail of a Healthcare Data Breach Costs – Utah Extends Protection

Utah Health Department Data Breach victims are getting another year of identity theft protect after last years huge breach.  This comes on the heels of news coming from South Carolina that the state will offer tax subsidies for residents to buy credit monitor after a big security breach hit the state.  Unfortunately these two states […]

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Healthcare Data Breach hits University of Mississippi Medical Center

Data Breach Watch has written extensively about the problems and risk associated with a university data breaches and the recent healthcare breach at U. of Miss Medical Center drives home the point.  Affecting patients who visited the hospital between 2008 and 2013, the university healthcare system informed an “unknown” number of patients that their medical […]

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University-College Data Breach Strikes Again

Tallahassee Community College was the latest victim of a university-college data breach.  What’s interesting about this case is the college was notified by federal authorities, not through their own security processes.  From what was reported it sounds like after uncovering a tax fraud ring, they back tracked the stolen information to the college. CC Police […]

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College-University Data Breaches Hit Record Levels

Without going into too much detail, because I’ve already beaten this figurative dead horse into the ground, I came across another article about the (near) record highs of college-university data breaches in 2012. “When we look back at the higher education data breaches in 2012, we can see that the hackers are clearly getting smarter […]

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