Kaiser Permanente Notifies Employees of Data Breach
On Friday, Kaiser Permanente began notifying 29,500 Northern California employees that their confidential personal data was stolen. Some of the workers reported identity thefts resulting from the security breach, according to Kaiser. Gay Westfall, a Kaiser human resources executive, said that the security breach did not affect Kaiser members or their personal health information.
- "Kaiser Tells Northern California Workers Their Personal Data Were Stolen" (Bowman, Sacramento Bee, 2/7).
- "Kaiser Warns Nearly 30,000 Employees of Data Breach" (Kleffman/Fraley, San Jose Mercury News, 2/6).