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Breach Alert: POS Vendor Lightspeed

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 7, 2016 in Industry News
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Montreal-based Lightspeed POS, founded in 2005, sells a cloud-based point-of-sale system to retailers and restaurateurs that’s used to process both physical and online transactions, and which competes with the likes of Shopify and Square. According to the notification, the breach affects the company’s cloud-based POS...

Office of Civil Rights Hones in on Smaller HIPAA Breaches

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 7, 2016 in Industry News
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”), the agency tasked with enforcing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), recently announced that it will redouble its efforts to investigate smaller breaches of Protected Health Information (“PHI”)...

Data of nearly 900,000 at risk in latest cyber attack

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: August 17, 2016 in Industry News
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More in Cyberattacks Cybersecurity HIPAA regulations Print Email Reprints Share Valley Anesthesiology and Pain Consultants, a large practice with more than 300 providers serving multiple hospitals across the greater Phoenix region, has suffered a cyber attack affecting 882,590 patients. The incident also affects all current and former employees and providers,...

Hyatt, Starwood and other HEI-operated hotels hit by malware attack, customer data feared stolen

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: August 15, 2016 in Industry News
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Hackers have attacked 20 hotels run by HEI Hotels and Resorts, including Hyatt, Marriott, Starwood and Intercontinental with a targeted malware. The cyberattack may likely have resulted in personal and financial information of thousands of customers being stolen and leaked. Privately-owned HEI, which is headquartered in...

Banner Health nailed by huge cyberattack that compromised personal data of 3.7 million people

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: August 8, 2016 in Industry News
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Banner Health revealed that hackers may have accessed the healthcare, payment and health plan information of up to 3.7 million individuals. Attackers reportedly gained access through payment processing systems for food and beverage purchases at the Phoenix-based health system. “On July 13, 2016, we discovered that cyber...