Posts Tagged ‘incident response’

Be Prepared For Privacy Breaches!

Friday, December 21st, 2007

This morning I did a podcast interview with bankinfosecurity and they already have it posted!
During the interview I answered and expanded upon five questions and issues:


Privacy Incident: Ohio Board of Nursing Exposes Personal Information of 3,031 Individuals

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

The Columbus Dispatch reported today, “OHIO BOARD OF NURSING Error puts nurses‚Äô personal data online.”
Reportedly over the past two months the “names and Social Security numbers of 3,031 newly licensed nurses were posted online twice.”


Security OOPS! PII For School Employees Accidentally Mailed by School’s Contractor

Friday, December 1st, 2006

On November 27 the Chicago Tribune reported:

“A printing contractor for the Chicago Public Schools said Sunday that it mistakenly mailed a list of names, Social Security numbers and home addresses of nearly 1,740 former school employees as part of a packet of health-insurance information to them.”

Oops! Another privacy breach resulting from a combination of human error and actions by an outsourced vendor.