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In a report released this week, the federal Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the EPA, which just announced a server breach resulting in the personal information compromise of 7,800 people, is falling short in several areas.
Heightened HIPAA enforcement continues, with the U.S. Health and Human Services taking its first-ever action against a state agency after a breach prompted an investigation.
A suit contends that the defendants failed to properly encrypt data, then "intentionally, willfully and recklessly" allowed an untrained individual to access the information.
One of the largest breaches of the year has struck a military health benefits firm and a major defense contractor, and the data wasn't encrypted because a compliant solution wasn't available.
The personal information of thousands of current and former California state employees was improperly copied to a hard drive and removed from state offices.
SC Magazine Articles
- USAA members hit with multiple phishing attacks
- Industry pros react to Cisco, Fortinet advisories after possible Snowden NSA leak
- Trust exercise: Symantec's new website security expert is reaching out to hacker community
- Three zero-days found in iOS, Apple suggests users update their iPhone
- Two-thirds of IT security pros surveyed expect a breach to hit their company, report
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- Wendy's POS breach 'considerably' bigger than first thought
- No hacking required: Israeli researchers show how to steal data through PC components
- Don't connect your charging cell to a computer or you may get hacked!