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Nearly 12 Million Patient Records Exposed by Quest Diagnostic Data Breach

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One of the country’s largest blood testing companies, Quest Diagnostics, recently announced information from 11.9 million patients sent to a third party billing company has been breached, including Social Security numbers, financial information, and medical data.

The breaches keep coming. Already, as we publish this, others have been reported. Breach prevention has to include adequate cybersecurity and fully implemented privacy and security risk analysis, but it also includes a robust culture of compliance with well thought out and efficient privacy and security incident management processes with the kinds of automation PrivacyPro provides.

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