New York Hospital Loses Data on 130,000 via FedEx (New York Times)
New York's Lincoln Medical Center is notifying patients that their personal information may have been compromised after seven CDs full of unencrypted data were FedExed by a hospital contractor and then lost in transit.
This just amazes me on how personal data is treated. Why would anyone put any personal information like medical information burn them on 7 CDs and give them to Fedex? I am very positive there are better ways of transmitting data.
It would have been funny if there were in a box with 10,000 1.44 Meg floppy disks…Come on people get with the times!!