Healthcare data breach: 55k patients compromised

If I had a dollar every time some health employee gets a laptop stolen out of his or her car…I’d go to the casino.  Good thing the car was locked!

“As reported by the Indiana Business Journal, the laptop was taken from an employee’s locked vehicle on July 19. Group officials said the laptop contained patient names, addresses, date of births, Social Security numbers, medical record numbers, insurance information and possibly patient clinical data. Similar employee data was also contained on the computer.”

This is the 4th largest data breach of the year.

Read the full article here.

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