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2014-04-03 08:39:50

Online Resource for Cyber Insurance Carriers to Address Client Data Breach Issues PORTLAND, Ore. and BOSTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in three companies now has cyber insurance to protect against the threat of data breach, according to Marsh LLC, an insurance brokerage firm. In the wake of high-profile breaches, such as Target and Neiman Marcus, and 100 percent growth in cyber attacks targeting the healthcare industry since 2010, according to the latest Ponemon report, binding of...

2014-03-12 08:31:39

Newest Ponemon Study Outlines Top Security Threats to Patient Information TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of new patients enter the U.S. healthcare system under the Affordable Care Act, patient records have become a smorgasbord for criminals. The Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security by Ponemon Institute, sponsored by ID Experts®, reveals new security and privacy threats to hospitals and the patient records they...

2014-03-10 08:31:13

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...

2013-12-12 08:31:38

ID Experts' MIDAS(TM) Engages Health Plan Members to Control Their Own Medical Identities; PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --MIDAS(TM)--Medical Identity Alert System--the latest software solution from ID Experts, was announced today, for health plans to engage consumers (health plan members) to monitor their healthcare transactions and take control of their medical identities. MIDAS was developed to lower healthcare costs through early detection and prevention of...

2013-05-22 08:29:40

Experts Highlight Top Hidden Exposures That Can Lead to Data Breach PORTLAND, Ore., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not a plot on a TV show. Hidden vulnerabilities lie in everyday activities that can expose personal information and lead to data breach, including buying gas with a credit card or wearing a pacemaker. Every transaction and health record is now collected, categorized, sorted, and analyzed--and can be hacked. Microcomputers that control aspects of everyday life--from...

2013-04-04 12:27:29

Adds Senior VP Sales and Services; Forms New Board of Directors; Closes Equity Funding Round; Pursues Innovative Technologies PORTLAND, Ore., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ID Experts announced today the addition of Paul O'Mara as senior vice president of sales and professional services; an equity round of funding; and new members to its Board of Directors. The new Board now includes chairman Kevin Padrick, senior principal and co-founder at Obsidian Finance Group, LLC; Rick Miller,...

2013-01-08 08:31:57

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year when everyone wants to be healthier. Eat better. Lose weight. Manage stress. Save money. These rank as peoples' top New Year's resolutions. The same holds true for healthcare organizations nationwide. They want and need to protect against the organizational and financial stresses of data breaches--which have become an everyday disaster--according to a recent report issued by Ponemon Institute. The Third Annual Benchmark Study...

2012-12-06 08:24:26

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Third Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy & Data Security by Ponemon Institute, sponsored by ID Experts®, reports that healthcare organizations face an uphill battle in their efforts to stop data breaches. Ninety-four percent of healthcare organizations surveyed suffered at least one data breach; 45 percent of organizations experienced more than five data breaches during the past two years....

2012-09-12 02:31:33

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Data breaches are growing in frequency and magnitude, and have a tremendous financial, legal, operational and reputational impact to the breached organization, whether it's a financial institution, a hospital, a retailer, a university, a company, a government entity, or a social network. With 174 million compromised records in 2011, according to Verizon, assessing, managing, and publicly responding to a data breach involving medical records,...

2012-02-01 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Apgar & Associates and ID Experts have partnered to offer healthcare organizations complete services, tools and resources for compliance with federal and state privacy, security and breach notification laws, including HIPAA and HITECH; breach prevention, incident assessment; and post-breach incident response. Their combined offerings -- including "Mock OCR HIPAA Audits" -- will provide organizations the assistance needed to prepare for the...