Data Breaches on Record Pace for 2015?

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Earlier this month, an article recorded that data breaches in 2015 are on pace to break records both in the number of breaches and records exposed. In 2014, the numbers of US data breaches tracked by the Identity Theft Resource Center hit a record high of 783, with about 86 million confirmed records exposed. So far this year, as of …

New Trend: Healthcare Data Breaches

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I don’t know how much more we can continue talking about healthcare data breaches. This is again a multi week of data breaches in the healthcare industry, and again over and over. With Anthem Inc. and then again with Premera Blue Cross, and Advantage Dental, all announced they had data breaches, however nothing about if there data was encrypted. How …

When Will Your Data Breach Happen?

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  IT security is a growing threat for businesses of every industry and no organization can be seen as safe. Hackers are learning new methods to attack web sites and networks. Most of the time employees have easy access to company information and are often unaware of how to detect and prevent these breaches because of a lack of training or …

Healthcare Industry has the Worst Data Security Practices

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Following the biggest data breach yet this year, with over 80 million Americans patient records being exposed from Anthem, the healthcare industry reputation for data security is at an all-time low. All of last year there were issues with insider threats, from malicious to accidental. To add on to this, there are now reports that it was email that was …