A major breach at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston after a physician’s personal laptop was stolen in 2012 is costing the hospital more money now that the Massachusetts Office of Attorney General has levied a $100,000 fine for failure to encrypt the device.

Changes to the HIPAA privacy and security rules several years ago gave state attorneys general jurisdiction to prosecute breaches of protected health information and several states—particularly California, Connecticut, and Massachusetts—have issued fines.

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