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Official: Utah Medicaid data breach caused by ‘a mistake’

Official: Utah Medicaid data breach caused by ‘a mistake’

By Patty Henetz
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Apr 5, 2012 12:51PM MDT

State officials said Thursday they are still trying to determine how many people were affected by hackers who penetrated an inadequately protected computer server that contained information on Utah Medicaid clients, but they know who was responsible for not following security protocol.
Boyd Webb, chief information security officer for the Utah Department of Technology Services, said he was not ready to talk about who launched the server without setting the proper layer of security because the i...

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