San Diego Family Care Discloses Security Breach of Employees’ Information

2021-06-15 20:06:00
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NOTICE: If you are a current or former San Diego Family Care employee, reside in California and you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH, contact the Arnold Law Firm at (916) 777-7777 to discuss your legal options.

Digital padlockIn December 2020, San Diego Family Care (“SDFC”) became aware that its information technology hosting provider, NetGain, experienced a data security incident that resulted in the encryption of certain data. In response to this security incident, SDFC states that NetGain began to investigate the incident.

In late January 2021, NetGain informed SDFC that certain data was accessed and acquired by an unauthorized individual. In response, SDFC conducted their own investigation and began to identify all individuals affected by this security incident. SDFC’s review concluded on April 12, 2021.

On May 09, 2021, SDFC reported to the California Attorney General’s office that in December 2020, SDFC’s information technology hosting provider, NetGain experienced a data security incident that resulted in the encryption of certain data.

SDFC is expected to send notices to at least 125,530 affected individuals.

What Information Was Involved?

Beginning on May 07, 2021, SDFC has started to send out two types of notices to affected individuals notifying them of the security incident.  Collectively, the letters include the following information:

  • First and Last names
  • Social Security numbers
  • Government Identification Numbers
  • Financial Account Numbers
  • Dates of Birth
  • Medical Diagnosis
  • Treatment Information
  • Health Insurance Information
  • Client Identification Numbers

SDFC is a San Diego-based non-profit healthcare provider which operates eight health centers in San Diego County including; four sites in Linda Vista, the Mid-City Community Clinic and the Mid-City Community Clinic, as well as two school based clinics inside elementary and middle schools. SDFC’s services includes; Adult Medicine, Pediatrics, Dental, Mental Health, Prenatal, Reproductive Health and Teen Services.

NOTICE: If you are a current or former San Diego Family Care employee, reside in California and you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH, contact the Arnold Law Firm at (916) 777-7777 to discuss your legal options.