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Running head: ZOLL DATA BREACH 1 Zoll Medical Data Breach Your Name Your University
ZOLL DATA BREACH 2 Zoll Medical Data Breach Zoll, a medical device vendor, notified 277,319 of its Patients of an error that led their data being compromised. Zoll uses a third-party database provider to manage its records. Zoll officials only realized that some archived emails were exposed during a server migration on January 24, whereas the exposure took place between November 8 and December 28, 2018. Personal data such as names, dates of birth, addresses were compromised as well as social security numbers of some patients. The vendor confirmed to have secured the data, but Zoll incurred extra costs to pay an external forensics company for further investigation (Davis, 2019). Zoll medical breach was due to an error made by the third-party provider. While migrating the server, the vendor should have been more careful to ensure the security of Zoll’s data. In the

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