Data Encryption: One Lesson from Australia’s Computershare Breach (Updated).

The Sydney Morning Herald brings us news of a data breach at Computershare, a share registry business (as in registering shares of company stock) based out of Australia but doing business globally.  The company has spent $80 million on data encryption and other information security measures.  And yet, “thousands of pages of sensitive and confidential […] read more

Disk Encryption Software: University of California at Los Angeles Health System Data Breach, Over 16K Affected.

UCLA Health System — which includes Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center; Mattel Children’s Hospital; Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital; and Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, along with outpatient clinics — has announced a data breach involving over 16,000 patients: An external hard drive that was protected with data encryption software was stolen. Normally, the […] read more