Data Encryption Software: Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing Loses Disk, Causes HIPAA Breach.

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing has announced that over 3,500 medical-aid applicants’ information was lost when a disk was lost en route to a state agency.  The disk does not appear to have been protected with data encryption such as AlertBoot. Nearly 3,600 Affected According to the denverpost.com, HCPF officials have […] read more

Drive Encryption Software: Pfizer Has Another Breach, Laptop Was Encrypted.

Pfizer has alerted employees and the New Hampshire’s Attorney General Office that a laptop computer was stolen.  The laptop computer contained sensitive information.  Thankfully, drive encryption was used to protect the contents of the computer.  Unfortunately, the encryption password “may have been compromised.” Pfizer Finally Learns Its Lesson? This is not the first time that […] read more