In recent weeks, federal officials have added 25 incidents affecting 215,000 individuals to the official tally of major healthcare information breaches. Learn all the latest details in a complete update.
A former emergency department employee of Florida Hospital Celebration allegedly inappropriately accessed more than 760,000 patient records to find traffic accident victims. Find out the details about his arrest.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a cancer center experiencing its second breach in recent weeks and a hospital staffer arrested for allegedly selling accident victims' records.
At St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital in Mississippi, a proactive breach prevention strategy has dramatically reduced privacy violations involving nosy healthcare workers inappropriately accessing medical records.
U.S. information breaches involving third-party business associates doubled in the first half of the year, says Karen Barney of the Identity Theft Resource Center. Find out the other results of the group's breach study.
Heartland Payment Systems, which suffered a massive breach in 2009, is working to enhance POS security at the merchant level. What steps is this processor taking, and what role would it like to see card-issuing banks play?
Understanding threats and identifying modern attacks in their early stages is key to preventing subsequent compromises, and proactively sharing information among organizations is an increasingly effective way to identify them.