3.6 Million South Carolina Social Security Numbers Stolen

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“This Is Not A Good Day For South Carolina”

Yesterday the Governor announced that the South Carolina Department of Revenue suffered a data breach affecting millions of South Carolina residents.  “This is not a good day for South Carolina,” is how Gov. Nikki Haley began a Friday afternoon press conference with other state officials at SLED offices in Columbia.

“The state of South Carolina has come under attack by an international hacker,” Haley said before explaining that 3.6 million Social Security numbers ...

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Getting Ready For 201 CMR 17.00

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Don’t forget about the paper!

There’s been a tremendous amount written lately about how to prepare for the upcoming March 1 deadline for compliance with Massachusetts 201 CMR 17.00.
Almost everything I’ve read has focused on the electronic aspect of the regulation with little or no attention paid to how an organization will change the way they handle paper containing personal information. Just as a reminder, the intent of 201 CMR 17.00 is to establish minimum standards to be met in ...

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