University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) recently informed patients that some of their personal information may have been compromised by a lack of cyber security controls.

And as a result, UPMC topped this week's list of IT security newsmakers, but what can managed service providers (MSPs) and their customers learn from these IT security newsmakers?

UPMC notifies patients about data breach

PMC patient records may have been illegally disclosed by a MedManagement employee. MedManagement provides billing services to UPMC's Emergency Resource Management physician group and other healthcare providers across the United States. Learn how to achieve HIPAA HITECH compliance

Law firm's study shows human error is the biggest cause of data breaches

A new study from law firm Baker & Hostetler LLP revealed that human error is the biggest cause of data breaches.

Data breach costs could surpass $2 trillion by 2019

Juniper Research is predicting that worldwide data breach costs will exceed $2 trillion by 2019.

MetroHealth releases details about data breach

MetroHealth has informed almost 1,000 patients who received heart catheterization procedures at the hospital over the past year that their protected health information may have been accessed after three of its computers were breached.

 

You can read the full story on MSP Mentor here.

 

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