Missouri Personal Information Data Privacy Notification And Encryption Laws: Section 407.1500.

What Is Considered A Personal Information Security Breach In Missouri? What Needs To Be Included In The Client Notification Letter? What Methods Can Be Used To Notify Clients? Penalties Encryption Provides Safe Harbor? Missouri is the 45th state to pass a data breach notification law, which will go into effect on August 28, 2009 (which […] read more

Disk Encryption Software Would Have Prevented Data Protection Act Breach By Five NHS Trusts.

Five National Health Trusts have been found in breach of the Data Protection Act.  Most of these breaches could have been avoided via the use of disk encryption software like AlertBoot.  However, they hadn’t used the correct data protection programs–if at all–and have had to undergo formal undertakings with the Information Commissioner’s Office. The five […] read more

Jump Drive Encryption Software: Canyons School District Loses USB With Info On 6,000.

New School District Who’s To Blame? Who’s To Blame, Really? The Canyons School District officials in Utah have announced the loss of a USB jump drive that contained the information of 6,000 employees.  The lost information includes addresses, phone numbers, DoBs, and Social Security numbers.  It has not been mentioned whether the jump drive’s contents […] read more

CD Encryption And DVD Encryption Done Right – An Example.

The loss of a CD (or its larger-capacity counterpart, the DVD) need not turn into a data breach if the correct security measures are in place.  What are those security measures?  There are several of them (don’t lose the CD to begin with, is one), but the use of CD encryption software is of importance […] read more