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Security of Personal Information

06/27/05 | by Clarise | Categories: On the web

Reading Computerworld this morning, the common theme of two headlines struck me most …

UConn server breached; data on 72,000 people exposed

Kaiser Permanente Fined $200k for Patient Data Breach

A few weeks back, Citigroup lost computer tapes that had customer data including Social Security numbers.

According to the February 1, 2005 report published by the Federal Trade Commission, National and State Trends in Fraud and Identity Theft January - December 2004, “Between January and December 2004, Consumer Sentinel, the complaint database developed and maintained by the FTC, received over 635,000 consumer fraud and identity theft complaints. Consumers reported losses from fraud of more than $547 million.”

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National and State Trends in Fraud and Identity Theft January - December 2004

Are there stricter government policies governing how banks, creditors, insurance companies and other groups, store and transport information?

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