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Obamacare marketplaces raise data security concerns
cbs ^ | 10/2/2013 | By STEPHANIE CONDON

Posted on 10/02/2013 3:50:55 AM PDT by tobyhill

Minnesota insurance broker Jim Koester was looking for information about assisting with Obamacare implementation; instead, what landed in his inbox last month was a document filled with the names, Social Security numbers and other pieces of personal information belonging to his fellow Minnesotans.

In one of the first breaches of the new Obamacare online marketplaces, an employee of the Minnesota marketplace, called MNsure, accidentally emailed Koester a document containing personally identifying information for more than 2,400 insurance agents, the Minnesota Star Tribune reported. MNsure was able to quickly undo the damage because Koester cooperated with them, but the incident left him unnerved.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: 0caredatasecurity; 0caresecurity; 0caresecuritybreach; aca; corruption; democrats; exchanges; obamacare

1 posted on 10/02/2013 3:50:55 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

That is Obama’s twisted idea of “transparency”.


2 posted on 10/02/2013 3:52:24 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: tobyhill

“MNsure was able to quickly undo the damage ...”

They really DON’T understand the internet, do they?


3 posted on 10/02/2013 5:21:57 AM PDT by moovova ( "..uh.uh...don't call it Obamacare. uh, uhm...George Bush did...that's it! Call it BushCare.")
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To: tobyhill
a document filled with the names, Social Security numbers and other pieces of personal information belonging to his fellow Minnesotans

Is he sure he didn't go to the NSA web site by mistake?

4 posted on 10/02/2013 9:58:48 AM PDT by shego
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To: Diogenesis

Why do they never publish the name of the MORON that leaked the information?


5 posted on 10/02/2013 1:07:36 PM PDT by dearolddad (/i>)
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