Theft of employee iPhone results in $650,000 HIPAA fine

Most of us have lost a smartphone or tablet, but most of us aren’t carrying around patient information. And if you are going to carry PHI (protected health information) you’d better make certain that you adequately protect that data. That’s the lesson to come out of the settlement last week between the Catholic Health Care […]

About that Twitter password ‘breach’

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Twitter recently put millions of users on notice to reset their passwords after the company learned that passwords were, somehow, available on the Dark Web. But Twitter contends — and it’s very plausible — that these passwords were not pilfered from Twitter’s servers. According to this Twitter blog post, the “purported Twitter @names and passwords may have […]