Jul 152017
 
Veterans Administration responds to Freedom of Information request; releases breach reports

So what did we miss because the Veterans Administration stopped posting their monthly breach reports to Congress on their web site? DataBreaches.net filed a Freedom of Information request on June 7, and the VA has responded by providing all of […]

Mallard Creek High School students’ records found blowing across streets

 Posted by at 9:29 am  Education Sector, Exposure, Lost or Missing, Paper, Subcontractor, U.S.  Comments Off on Mallard Creek High School students’ records found blowing across streets
May 292017
 

WSOC-TV reports that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ officials were notified after residents found documents with Mallard Creek High School students’ names, addresses and other personal information blowing in the wind. The district acknowledges the information should have been shredded. Officials said a […]

Health, personal records of 2,500 Arizona families with newborns lost

 Posted by at 7:51 am  Government Sector, Health Data, Lost or Missing, Paper, Subcontractor, U.S.  Comments Off on Health, personal records of 2,500 Arizona families with newborns lost
May 272017
 

Ken Alltucker reports: State health officials have warned 2,500 individuals and families with newborns that a box containing sensitive health, financial and personal information has been lost in the mail. The Arizona Department of Health Services said its newborn-screening program gathered the […]