Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2012
geo: 
Lincoln , NE
United States
Records Breached: 

3,000

Breach Total Number: 
3 000
Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A laptop was stolen or discovered stolen sometime around March 21, 2012.  It contained the sensitive health information of 3,000 people. The incident was posted on the HHS website on June 8.

UPDATE (08/03/2012): An official notice states that an employee notified Ameritas that their laptop and other items were stolen from their car on March 21.  The laptop contained information used to provide group dental and vision quotes, as well as individual member enrollment information for employer-sponsored group health plans.  The laptop was password protected but not encrypted.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, and places of employment may have been exposed.