The Department of Veterans Affairs had 10 lost or stolen laptop computers--all encrypted--during October 2010.
We know this because VA submits a monthly report to Congress on data incidents. In addition to the laptops, there were two missing/stolen PCs and four other incidents affecting information technology equipment. The VA lost 22 Blackberry devices in October, had 79 internal un-encrypted e-mail incidents and 79 mishandling incidents such as a veteran coming to a pharmacy window and being given another veteran's medication.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access