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8 steps to recover quickly (and well) from a data breach

Start with the local police so the attack can be made official and a paper trail initiated. Contact the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.fbi.gov/investigate/cyber. Next is the Secret Service, which has an Electronic Crimes Task Force to report cyberattacks at www.secretservice.gov. Also contact the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team in the Department of… Read More »

Unsecured portal causes breach for nearly 70,000

An error by a business associate working with Burrell Behavioral Health in Springfield, Mo., has resulted in potential breach of records of 67,493 patients. The business associate’s Internet-facing portal, which contained electronic images of protected health information (PHI) was improperly secured and may have enabled unauthorized persons to access the records. After the error was… Read More »