Aug 102018
 August 10, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Govt, Healthcare, Laws, U.S.

Justin Wingerter reports: A state investigation has concluded that the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs did not violate privacy laws when it allowed medical aides to search patients’ records on their cellphones. Mark Gower, the state’s chief information security officer, wrote in a memo Thursday that the practice did not [Read More…]

Aug 092018
 August 9, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Lifecycle Marketing (Mother and Baby) Ltd, also known as Emma’s Diary, £140,000 for illegally collecting and selling personal information belonging to more than one million people. The data broking company, which provides advice on pregnancy and childcare, sold the information to Experian Marketing [Read More…]