Hotels too Often Leave People Vulnerable to Identity Theft 
By: Christopher Elliott  Large hotel chains will post their data protection policies online, “but they won’t make much sense to the average consumer,” said Richard Alderman, who directs the Center for Consumer Law at the University of Houston Law Center. “I think consumers …

Schneck Medical Center Exposes Patient Information
By: Patrick Ouellette

Schneck Medical Center, a Seymour, Ind. hospital reported an inadvertent recent patient data breach on Monday after a Schneck employee included 3,000 patients’ data in a presentation that was later put on the Schneck website. Patient names were easily …

93% of Employees Knowingly Violate Corporate Data Security Policies
By: Russell Dickinson

Research conducted by the CEB over several years has shown that employees are seriously hindering the cyber protection efforts of their companies. According to the findings, 93% of workers breach corporate data policies and do so knowingly, the …

10 Most Common Mistakes Made When Outsourcing Data to Third-Party Vendors
Becker’s Hospital Review
By: Anuja Vaidya

The survey, commissioned by Experian Data Breach Resolution, a provider of data breach resolution solutions, and conducted by the Poneman Institute, a research center, polled 748 individuals in organizations that transfer or share consumer data to …

Reuters Editor Charged With Hacking: I Was Fired 
Detroit Free Press

Keys is charged with giving the hacking group Anonymous the log-in credentials to the computer system of The Tribune Co., which owns the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and other media properties. He was fired by a Sacramento …

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