School division announces third-party data breach

Melissa Topey reports: Shenandoah County Public School administrators recently announced a vendor they once used had a data breach that compromised some student and administrator data. The school division used software called AIMSweb 1.0, a product of Pearson Assessments, in its elementary and middle schools for about five years until the 2016-2017 school year,...

Healthcare Organizations, Is Your Patient Portal Secure?

Michael R. Bertoncini and Valerie Jackson of JacksonLewis write: … 2019 has seen record numbers of patient records being breached. Halfway through 2019, around 25 million patient records have been breached, eclipsing the number of patient records breached in all of 2018 by over 66%. In this environment where hackers find patient records a...