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3/14/2012
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Slide Show: The (Not-So) Elite Eight In Higher Ed Breach Madness

Basketball has March Madness, but higher ed IT should be competing to stay out of the brackets for last year's worst breaches
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Most universities would fight for the chance to make it into the competitive brackets during March Madness. But database security vendor AppSec Inc this week drew up a bracket in which higher education institutions probably don't want to be included: the annual data breach bracket. Schools were seeded according to the size of breaches they experienced in 2011. Here are the contenders in the not-so-elite eight.

Saint Louis University

Breach Size: 12,800 records
Disclosed: Jan. 31, 2011
Details: A network hack gave attackers access to a database containing PII and personal health information for 12,000 employees and 800 students at the school. Information stolen included social security numbers, health test assessments, diagnoses and treatments.

Photo courtesy Saint Louis University

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