Posts Tagged ‘breach’

What MSPs Need to Know About Compliance

The IT Support/MSP game has changed.  Clients are no longer satisfied with just getting their desktops managed and servers supported. Almost every industry has customer privacy and security compliance regulations […]

Stop Blaming The Victims

As I read about the HOME DEPOT breach, follow the commentaries on the TARGET breach and other breaches, it’s clear to me that we need to have a more mature […]

Who's to blame for Target's 110 million record breach? Target, VISA, MasterCard

As WSJ reports, the security guys tried to get chip-and-pin launched in the US 10 years ago. This is the same technology that has REDUCED UK losses by 70%.   […]

Is that a country in your pocket or are you happy to see me?

As SC magazine reports, a contractor stole data on 20 million South Koreans and smuggled it out on a USB stick. Data of 20 million South Koreans copied to USB […]

The floppy isn't dead – and old-fashion cut-n-paste defeats massive security

A Canadian Sub-Lieutenant pled guilty to selling secrets to the Russians.   What is amusing, is how he defeated the complex technical controls present within the Canadian military.   He […]

Hospital must implement revised policies for telephone messages

Hospital Implements New Minimum Necessary Polices for Telephone Messages Covered Entity: General Hospital Issue: Minimum Necessary; Confidential Communications A hospital employee did not observe minimum necessary requirements when she left […]

Private Practice banned from charging excessive medical records fee

Entity Rescinds Improper Charges for Medical Record Copies to Reflect Reasonable, Cost-Based Fees Covered Entity: Private Practice Issue: Access A patient alleged that a covered entity failed to provide him […]

Private Practice required to change waiting room layout

Private Practice Implements Safeguards for Waiting Rooms Covered Entity: Private Practice Issue: Safeguards; Impermissible Uses and Disclosures A staff member of a medical practice discussed HIV testing procedures with a […]

Pharmacy required to implement BAA with law firm

Pharmacy Chain Enters into Business Associate Agreement with Law Firm Covered Entity: Pharmacy Chain Issue: Impermissible Uses and Disclosures; Business Associates A complaint alleged that a law firm working on […]

Radiologist sanctioned for relying on incorrect billing information

Radiologist Revises Process for Workers Compensation Disclosures Covered Entity: Health Care Provider Issue: Impermissible Uses and Disclosures A radiology practice that interpreted a hospital patient’s imaging tests submitted a worker’s […]