TRICARE health care info missing

Health care information for almost 5 million TRICARE beneficiaries is missing, Next Gov reports.

The information was on computer tapes that weren’t encrypted according to federal standards.

The tapes were in the car of a Science Applications International Corporation employee when they were stolen.

Online Chat: DJ Kachman, the Veterans Affairs Department’s director of mobile and security technology transformation lead, on April 10, at 1 p.m.

SAIC says only some of the information was encrypted before it was put on tapes.

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