8,000 medical record lost - as yet another NHS trust fails to secure data on USB memory sticks

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has found Lampeter Medical Practice to be in breach of the Data Protection Act, after an unencrypted memory stick containing the personal details of 8,000 patients was reported lost to the privacy watchdog.Time for an article on securing portable media, I think. Will have to send it to Lampeter - along with most of the NHS.

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