Wyoming Health Director, Tech Officer Quit After Data Leak

Mead Gruver of AP reports:

Wyoming’s health director and chief information officer have resigned after a data leak involving the personal information of tens of thousands of people who were tested for the coronavirus.

A state Department of Health employee working with computer code accidentally released COVID-19 test results, as well as blood alcohol test results going back to 2012, for 164,000 people in late 2020 and early 2021.

Read more on Oil City News.

Background:  “No need to hack if it’s leaking– Wyoming edition, April 28, 2021

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