The Value of Protected Health Information (PHI)

In our last blog, we discussed the importance of personally identifiable information (PII). This week our focus is PHI, or protected health information. PHI includes patient names, medical records, addresses, social security numbers and email addresses. While PHI is addressed by HIPAA and HITECH acts, breaches still occur. One such occurrence is the recent Anthem […]

The Impact of Storing PII (Personally Identifiable Information)

When we talk about PII, we often refer to data including names, social security numbers, dates of birth, email addresses, physical addresses, etc. However, even seemingly innocuous data can be valuable in the wrong hands. British Airways recently experienced a data breach into their loyalty program. While the information exposed was not directly lucrative, like […]

The Impact of Storing PII
(Personally Identifiable Information)

When we talk about PII, we often refer to data including names, social security numbers, dates of birth, email addresses, physical addresses, etc. However, even seemingly innocuous data can be valuable in the wrong hands. British Airways recently experienced a data breach into their loyalty program. While the information exposed was not directly lucrative, like […]