Posts Tagged ‘data breach’

Trending Towards More Business Applied Employee Sanctions For Security Incidents

Monday, October 15th, 2007

I’ve been noticing lately more and more organizations sanctioning their employees for not following information security policies. I first blogged about it recently on September 24 about a hospital actively enforcing sanctions for HIPAA violations, then again on October 10 about another hospital sanctioning employees for noncompliance, then again on October 11, and then again just yesterday.


Sanctions For Ohio Breach: Lost Vacation Time, Terminations, and a “Resignation”

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

The Ohio Department of Administrative Services (DAS) has determined that the appropriate sanction for inadequate security practices by the Ohio Department of Administrative Services’ Administrative Knowledge System (OAKS) ERP project system team leader, that resulted in the theft of an un-encrypted backup tape containing the personally identifiable information (PII) of 1.3 million individuals, is the loss of 40 hours of vacation time.


Trying To Determine Actual Numbers of Privacy Breaches Since 1980; An Exercise in Futility?

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

Today a press release caught my eye, “Hackers get bum rap for corporate America’s digital delinquency.”
Hmm…sounds interesting. Let’s see what is behind this nicely-hooking title.