The recent theft of an unencrypted laptop computer containing information on more than 9,500 patients of a hospital and a home health agency has Connecticut's Attorney General asking for an explanation.
After a breach, some organizations meet the minimum requirements for notification and then hope for the best. The Utah Department of Health is taking a very different approach that's worthy of imitation.
Two unencrypted USB keys carrying copies of information about voters in Ontario, Canada, are missing, potentially exposing information on between 1.4 million and 2.4 million individuals, according to Elections Ontario officials.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a phishing e-mail affecting U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission employees and a cruise line accidentally e-mailing sensitive passenger information.