Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Missing records on stolen laptop from Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is beefing up its computer security after a laptop computer containing more than 61,000 patient records was stolen.
The laptop was stolen from a hospital employee's personal vehicle while it was parked outside the employee's home in late March. Cincinnati police were notified of the theft.
http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20100528/NEWS010701/5290339/Patient-records-on-stolen-laptop

MIAOULIS NOTE: Encrypt laptops, encrypt thumbdrives, encrypt emails, encrypt.  All organizations should have a process in place for encryption. The time to act is NOW; not after a breach. Learn from others, encrypt.

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