Data Security Laws Seem Likely, So Consumers and Businesses Vie to Shape Them – New York Times

by Larry Emmott on November 7, 2005

in General,Security

From the – New York Times

Data Security Laws Seem Likely, So Consumers and Businesses Vie to Shape Them

By TOM ZELLER Jr.
Published: November 1, 2005
It has been a bad year for data security.
The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, a consumer advocacy group in San Diego, has counted 80 data breaches since February, involving the personal information of more than 50 million people. The sensitive data – names, Social Security and credit card numbers, dates of birth, home addresses and the like – have either been lost by or stolen from companies and institutions that compile such data.

Read the whole article it has some clear implications for medical and by extension dental data.

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