[ISN] Stolen laptop could contain important patient information

http://www.wlfi.com/dpp/news/local/stolen-laptop-could-contain-important-patient-information By Kelly Roberts WLFI.com 14 May 2013 LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – In a letter to patients from Indiana University Health Arnett it was announced that an employee’s laptop computer was stolen from the employee’s car. The theft occurred on April 9. Hospital officials said the laptop was password-protected but not encrypted. It was stolen in White County. Officials said the White County Sheriff’s Office was immediately contacted and IU Health Arnett began an internal investigation to determine what information may have been on the computer. That investigation determined that the laptop contained patient information. Emails stored on the laptop’s hard drive may have contained patient names, dates of birth, physicians’ names, medical record numbers, diagnoses and dates of service. […] ______________________________________________ Visit the InfoSec News Security Bookstore Best Selling Security Books and More! http://www.shopinfosecnews.org