Student Medical Records May Have Been Taken in San Diego Unified Hack

Will Huntsberry reports:

The breadth of a cyber attack against San Diego Unified School District last year is coming into view. Student medical records may have been taken during the hack, district officials notified parents in a letter dated May 4.


The new letter obtained by Voice of San Diego is the first admission that children’s medical information was involved.

Read more at Voice of San Diego.

But it is not the first time that the San Diego Unified School District has had a big breach that affected student health information. See this site’s report on a massive 2018 data breach that involved student medical information.

Reporters in San Diego might wish to ask the district what, precisely, it did after the 2018 incident to better protect student health/medical information?  Did it just retrain on phishing attempts or did it add some more security to health/medical records for students?

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