Nearly 8 of 10 hard drives tested contained tax returns, Social Security numbers, names of children placed in foster homes, passwords and child abuse documentation, an audit by New Jersey authorities reveals.
"We are training organizations to become more security focused and get them away from the check box mentality," says Jeremy King of the PCI Security Standards Council, describing the group's new approach to increasing PCI awareness globally.
This week's report focuses on one story: Senate WikiLeaks hearing, in which administration officials explained how the WikiLeaks episode occurred and what's being done to prevent such a breach from occurring again.
Joy Pritts of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT says the office intends to develop standards that would give patients the ability to exclude clinicians from accessing certain portions of their electronic health records.
Deven McGraw, co-chair of the Privacy and Security Tiger Team that's advising federal regulators, offers insights on how the team's recommendations might be implemented and what topics it will tackle next.