Doctors: Is There a Data Breach In Your Practice’s Future? 
Physicians News Digest In the prior decade, most data breaches were caused by human error (such as lost devices or records being exposed in insecure ways). Now, breaches have …

CaroMont notifies 1310 patients of potential data breach  
Charlotte Business Journal 

The health-care system says the potential data breach was discovered Aug. 8 during a routine audit. CaroMont has conducted an investigation and determined …

West New York mayor acquitted of computer hacking; son guilty 
Asbury Park Press

NEWARK – A federal jury acquitted a northern New Jersey mayor of hacking into the website of a political foe but convicted the mayor’s adult son in verdicts …

13 Members of Anonymous Indicted
ABC News

A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted 13 members of the Internet hacking group Anonymous for allegedly carrying out cyber-attacks worldwide, including …

Data-Security Standards Set for Upgrade
Wall Street Journal 

Data-security standards for credit-card transactions are getting their first update in three years in a bid to protect consumers and businesses from the growing …

UnityPoint Health reports health data breach 
Business Record

Personal information of approximately 1,800 hospital patients from across UnityPoint Health’s operating regions may be at risk from the security breach in the …

Belgium says finds virus in prime minister’s office computers  

The company filed a complaint that several of its servers and computers had been hacked. (Reporting by Claire Davenport; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall) …

Why phishing continues to trigger cyberattacks 
USA Today

In this guest essay, Trevor Hawthorn, Chief Technology Officer, at security training vendor ThreatSim, discusses why phishing remains at the root of many forms of cyberattacks

Minnesota County to Pay Out $2 Million in Data Breach Settlement 
Main Justice

Rock County, Minn., has agreed to pay $2 million to citizens claiming a former employee improperly viewed 4,000 vehicle records over a 13-month period, …

Computer containing patient data stolen from UCSF employee’s car  
San Francisco Examiner 

In addition to fines related to losing the data, UCSF may face fines for failing to report the security breach within five business days, according to the agency.

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