Connecticut Insurance Data Breach Notification Rules: No Safe Harbor For Data Encryption (Update).

The Connecticut Insurance Commissioner issued Bulletin IC-25 earlier this month, officially instructing all Department of Insurance Regulated Entities to “notify the Department of any information security incident[s].”  The use of data encryption won’t be grounds for granting safe harbor, a departure from the State’s own personal information breach disclosure laws. The order to inform the […] read more

Drive Encryption Software: PK Yonge School of U. Florida Loses Laptop With Personal Info.

The P.K. Yonge Development Research School at the University of Florida has announced a data breach affecting students and employees.  A laptop computer was stolen from a car, and it looks like hard drive encryption was not used to secure the data (although that won’t be true for long). 8,300 People Affected According to the […] read more