MyFitnessPal, a fitness app with 150 million users, experienced a large data breach in February. Use of obsolete hashing algorithms put users at risk.Read More
HIPAA Data Breaches
News and reports regarding recent major data breaches reported by HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates, including analysis, assessments and guidance to help others avoid similar incidents.
Eagle works with clients in healthcare and healthcare business associates to ensure HIPAA Security compliance. We provide a set of policy templates for a variety of business associate types including Cloud Vendors, Third Party Administrators, and Information Technology companies.
Cyber-attacks on healthcare providers increased from 2016 to 2017, and are still trending upwards. Extensive private data plus inadequate security makes healthcare organizations attractive targets for attackers and, all too often, victims of their own errors.Read More
2 Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services employees were terminated after sending an email containing PHI of 11,000 individuals to improper recipients.Read More