[ Thursday, October 21, 2010 ]


Philadelphia area Breach: Keystone Mercy and AmeriHealth Mercy health plans lost a flash drive with names, addresses, and PHI of over 250,000 beneficiaries. So far, no evidence that the information was accessed or used, but another good example of why you should encrypt data at rest, and not transport it via mobile devices like flash drives unless you really need it. Might be no harm in the end, but it's surely sloppy data management.

Jeff [9:18 AM]

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