Data Encryption Software: Lost CD Affects Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) Retirees.

The Stars and Stripes is carrying a small notice that a CD with information on retirees was lost in the last week of August.  The breach affected non-appropriated fund retirees.  The incident could have been easily prevented by the use of data at rest encryption software like AlertBoot.  In fact, the military already has a […] read more

Full Disk Encryption: Bonney Lake Medical Center Breach Affects 2,370.

Bonney Lake Medical Center in Washington state has notified 2,370 patients that thieves broke into its offices and stole computer equipment that contained protected health information (PHI).  Under HIPAA/HITECH, the medical organization is required to notify all affected patients.  The only exception?  If the PHI is protected with data encryption software such as AlertBoot. Computer […] read more

Information Security Breach Cost: How Much Can You Get Off For Credit Monitoring?.

A quickie on data breach costs.  Or rather, one aspect of a data breach cost. When one deals with the costs of a data breach, making assumptions becomes a necessity for the lack of data.  Companies are generally not forthcoming when it comes to listing out how much it cost to remediate a particular aspect […] read more