Health insurance data breach exposes data of 11 million consumers

Health Insurance Data Breach

Premera Blue Cross has revealed that it was the victim of a major data breach Another health insurance company has revealed that it has been the victim of a major data breach from hackers. Premera Blue Cross has confirmed that hackers have breached its consumer database, with malicious attacks going as far back as May 2014. The insurer believes that the financial and medical information of 11 million people may have been exposed in the attack. If true, this would make the attack the largest of its kind against a…

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School uses web-cast technology to help students enter the insurance industry

cyber insurance industry

Web-cast technology will be used to help students learn about the insurance industry and prepare them for licensing exams The Cyber Insurance School, an organization that offers educational resources concerning the insurance sector, has begun using web-cast technology to offer real-time resources to students and insurance professionals. Using this technology could be a boon for those interested in various types of insurance coverage. Using these resources, individuals could become more prepared for taking licensing exams, which will allow them to serve as insurance industry representatives. Cyber Insurance School continues to…

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Legal battle erupts over broken health insurance exchange

Oregon Health Insurance technology

Oregon has filed a fraud and breach-of-contract lawsuit against Oracle Late last week, Oregon filed a lawsuit against software company Oracle and several of its top executives. The state is accusing the company of fraud and breach-of-contract that may have cost Oregon a veritable fortune while leaving many of the state’s residence without access to a working health insurance exchange. Oracle was contracted by the state to develop the software that would manage the exchange, but internal problems have left the exchange inoperable and it has yet to see an…

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