Press Conference Call Set for March 12: Newest Ponemon Research Reveals Latest Security Threats to Patient Information

March 10, 2014

Dr. Larry Ponemon Shares Findings from the Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Ponemon Institute and ID Experts® will announce the results of the Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security on March 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET. The study examines how hospitals handle security threats and protect patient information, and investigates the latest findings on threats to patient information. Now in its fourth year, Dr. Larry Ponemon, a leading expert in data breach and security research, will discuss trends related to the rise in criminal threats; the growing unsecured use of personal mobile devices; and the lack of security in health insurance marketplaces, created as a result of the Affordable Care Act. The report will be available for free download on March 12, 2014 at www2.idexpertscorp.com/ponemon.

Who: Dr. Larry Ponemon, chairman and founder, Ponemon Institute; and Rick Kam, CIPP/US, president and co-founder, ID Experts, to host and present.

What: Audio press conference revealing the results of the Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security.

When: Wednesday March 12, 2014, 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET

Call-In Number And Contact: 877-668-4490; Attendee code: 70828231

Questions: For a copy of the report or to get questions answered, press can contact Kelly Stremel at kellys@mackenzie-marketing.com.

About ID Experts
ID Experts provides software and services for managing the disclosure and breaches of regulated data. Leading organizations in healthcare, insurance, financial services, universities, higher education, and government rely on ID Experts’ patented RADAR(TM) data incident management software and data breach response services for managing risks. Exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association, ID Experts is an advocate for privacy and a leading contributor to legislation and industry organizations that focus on the protection of PHI and PII. On the web: http://www2.idexpertscorp.com/.

About Ponemon Institute
The Ponemon Institute© is dedicated to advancing responsible information and privacy management practices in business and government. To achieve this objective, the Institute conducts independent research, educates leaders from the private and public sectors and verifies the privacy and data protection practices of organizations in a variety of industries.

SOURCE Identity Experts; Ponemon Institute

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