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.
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.