Tape Encryption: MUFJ Nicos in Japan Loses Credit Card Data.

The Japanese credit card company Mitsubishi UFJ Nicos has announced that they have lost the information of 197,000 customers.  However, they believe that the loss won’t pose a problem because the “data were stored in a film that requires a special reading device to use,” according to japantimes.co.jp.  It sounds like no other form of […] read more

Nevada Personal Information Data Privacy Encryption Law NRS 603A To Replace 597.970.

Nevada passed an update version of their data privacy and breach notification laws on May 30, 2009.  According to Nevada Senate Bill 227, NRS 597.970 has been repealed to make way for NRS 603A.  The new law will go into effect on January 1, 2010, according to realtime-itcompliance.com.  And, it looks like the use of […] read more

Laptop Encryption Software: Williams Cos. Laptop Stolen, 4400 Affected.

Williams Cos. Inc. has reported that a laptop computer was stolen from the passenger seat of an employee’s car.  The laptop contained the information of all Williams employees since January 1, 2007.  While it was password-protected, the computer did not make use of laptop encryption software like AlertBoot. The laptop did contain sensitive information, which […] read more