FL: South Walton Fire District notifies patients of breach

On May 30, South Walton Fire District learned of unauthorized access to their network. Investigation revealed that patients’ potentially affected information included: names, addresses, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, treatment dates, medical diagnostic and treatment information, and health insurance information for patients transported by or treated by SWFD. Local media reports those potentially at risk were patients the fire district transported between 2007 and 2019.

SWFD reports they secured their digital environment without paying any ransom and immediately moved forward from the incident by enacting further layers of data security.

You can read their full notice on their website.


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