Thursday, June 12, 2014

Employee Stole Patient Data for Competitor

An employee of a post-mastectomy products company stole customer information to use at her new job with a competitor.

Information on 2,365 patients was breached including contact information, Social Security Information, and order history.

"An employee took customer information to use at her new job with a competitor.." - Florida post-mastectomy products company
Unfortunately the Health and Human Services (HHS) announcement is unclear as to when the data theft occurred and when it was first discovered. Organizations seeking to protect proprietary information, as well their customers' privacy, from even authorized users, can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics.
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Sources:
(a) Ladies First Choice Inc Reports Insider Theft of Customer Data - www.PHIprivacy.net, 05/31/2014

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