mailing list archives
Patients' records in surgeon's stolen laptop
From: Erica Absetz <erica () riskbasedsecurity com>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:21:46 -0400
PORTLAND — Oregon Health and Science University is notifying more than
4,000 patients that some of their personal information was in a
surgeon's laptop computer that was stolen during a Hawaii vacation.
The Oregonian reports that an initial check showed the Social Security
numbers of nine people were breached, but that figure has since grown
to 17. OHSU says those people will be offered free identity theft
For the remaining people, the information breached includes their
name, age, type of surgery and other limited information.
OHSU privacy officer Ronald Marcum says the hospital believes that
most of the affected patients face little risk of ID theft.
Dataloss-discuss Mailing List (dataloss-discuss () datalossdb org)
Archived at http://seclists.org/dataloss/
Unsubscribe at http://datalossdb.org/mailing_list
Risk Based Security (http://www.riskbasedsecurity.com/)
Risk Based Security equips organizations with security intelligence, risk
management services and on-demand security solutions to establish
customized risk-based programs to address information security and
Tenable Network Security (http://www.tenable.com/)
Tenable Network Security provides a suite of solutions which unify real-time
vulnerability, event and compliance monitoring into a single, role-based, interface
for administrators, auditors and risk managers to evaluate, communicate and
report needed information for effective decision making and systems management.
- Patients' records in surgeon's stolen laptop Erica Absetz (Mar 26)