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BeHealthy Mailing Error Sees PHI Printed On Outside of Envelopes

Posted By HIPAA Journal on Nov 2, 2015<p>Share this article on:<p>Florida-based BeHealthy Health Plan has inadvertently exposed the health insurance claim …

56 Million Cards Compromised in Home Depot Breach – Milton Security

Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, has released an update on their breach. The threat has been removed, but the damage is …

2014 So Far: The Year of the Data Breach

Cyber threats, data breaches and high-risk vulnerabilities continued to dominate the first half of 2014—but Trend Micro’s second quarter security …

Hotel Hippo closes for good after data breach

UK-based travel booking website Hotel Hippo appears to have closed just one week after an independent security consultant found that the firm had …

Suspended Sandwell Council staff back at work after £35k wages bill

The suspected data breach at Sandwell Council occurred last October - two managers were suspended for five months on full pay while another worker …

Government Digital Service

GDS has used pair programming since its inception. It plays an important role in building our services. In this post, Pea Tyczynska explains how to …

NHS

UK: Council’s data blunder branded ‘sloppy’ by FoI expert

Another case where a FOI (freedom of information) response exposed too much:<p>A data blunder which saw the council release sensitive staff information …

Council’s data blunder branded ‘sloppy’ by FoI expert

A data blunder which saw the council release sensitive staff information has been branded ‘sloppy and embarrassing’ by the recipient.<p>Roger Gill …

Council’s data blunder branded ‘sloppy’ by FoI expert

A data blunder which saw the council release sensitive staff information has been branded ‘sloppy and embarrassing’ by the recipient.<p>Roger Gill …

Data breaches and regulatory activities

Breach details<p>What<p>Customer records containing payment card data including CVV2/CVC2 data were extracted from a public-facing website by a malicious …

Call centres in BBC Three programme fined £225,000

Two companies which appear in BBC Three series The Call Centre have been issued with fines related to nuisance calls.<p>The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) issued penalties to Nationwide Energy Services of £125,000 and to We Claim You Gain of £100,000.<p>The ICO said the sums include the first …

Finance

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Commission welcomes Member States' endorsement of EU Open Data rules

European Commission<p>Press release<p>Brussels, 10 April 2013<p>Commission welcomes Member States' endorsement of EU Open Data rules<p>The European Commission …

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Digital Agenda: Turning government data into gold

European Commission - Press release<p>Digital Agenda: Turning government data into gold<p>Brussels, 12 December 2011 – The Commission has launched an Open …

Let's make data a civic right

Irecently argued that we all need to level up the ways we share data, particularly public agencies. PDFs seem to be the default for how public data …

We're not ‘appy. Not ‘appy at all.

We’re in the middle of a significant change in how people use digital services. Use of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is exploding. …

Greater Manchester hospitals' patient data found in street

<b>Two Greater Manchester hospitals are investigating after confidential information about their patients was found by members of the public.</b><p>Information about 16 child patients at the Royal Oldham Hospital was found more than 40 miles away on a street in Liverpool.<p>The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust …

England

Sebastian Vettel v Mark Webber duel brought racing back to F1 | Paul Weaver

In the media centre at Sepang on Sunday night, an air-conditioned refuge from the most stifling conditions in Formula One, former drivers and gnarled …

We're back...

They say you should never go back.<p>Nine months ago we closed down our blog; the original We Love Local Government.<p>For those who don’t know; the blog …