e A Spartanburg tax preparer says she unknowingly dumped boxes of records, some of which included personal information By: GRAEME MOORE | WSPA . Published: August 02, 2012. A tax preparer who closed her business three years ago tossed several boxes of old records, some of which contained sensitive personal information. The records were found Thursday morning in […]
September 7, 2012
February 8, 2012
Behold the “Wall of Shame” Known as the “Wall of Shame,” the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) website details 281 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) security violations that affected more than 500 individuals as of June 9, 2011. Overall, physical theft and loss accounted for about 63% of the reported […]
The real teeth of the NAID audit program are the unannounced audits to which all NAID companies are subject to at any given time. This feature of the audit program is a huge benefit to consumers. It means that NAID AAA certified companies aren’t just compliant one day a year, but have to be perfect every single day.
January 23, 2012
According to a 2010 report from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), incidents of occupational fraud are 31 percent more likely to occur at small businesses as opposed to larger companies.
“[On] almost every hard drive I pull, I’ll find a tax return or a resume,” says David Burns