Advocate Health Care Sued Following Data Breach

The recent massive data breach at Advocate Health Care has already had legal consequences. Downers Grove, Ill.-based Advocate and a subsidiary, Advocate Medical Group, are facing a state class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of two named plaintiffs and 4 million individuals whose personally identifiable health records were taken along with four desktop computers in a burglary in July. The computers …

Are Your Documents Secure? 10 Things You Need to Shred Immediately

With an ever-increasing emphasis on digital data security, it’s easy to forget physical documents still have potential for identity theft. Left unsecured, trashcans full of old documents can potentially be a gold mine for identity thieves. 10 Documents You Need to Shred To make sure your documents are safe and secure, here’s a list of 10 things you definitely need …