Summit Reinsurance Services breach affected 19,000

The Summit Reinsurance Services ransomware breach, noted previously on this site, is beginning to attract more attention. First State Update reports:

As a result of multiple consumer complaints, the Delaware Department of Insurance has been made aware of a security breach, involving Summit Reinsurance Services, Inc. (“SummitRe”) and BCS Financial Corporation, both subcontractors of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware, according to a the Delaware Department of Insurance.

The breach affects thousands of Delawareans with employer-paid plans. As reported by Karen Kane, Director of Privacy and Information Management for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware, the breach impacts a total of sixteen current and former Highmark self-insured customers and approximately 19,000 of their members.

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