[funsec] NHS body implements encryption after losing disc with data on 1.6 million people
juha-matti.laurio at netti.fi
Wed Sep 21 10:26:36 CDT 2011
"An NHS trust has told patients that it is acting to improve its data handline practices after a rebuke from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)
for losing a CD containing details on 1.6 million people.
Chief executive of NHS Kent and Medway Ann Sutton said that information is now more secure
following the implementation of encryption systems to replace the use of floppy discs and CDs."
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